irredenta irredenta

Definition(s):

  • (n) a region that is related ethnically or historically to one country but is controlled politically by another

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • The original case of irredentism, the desire of Italian nationalists to seize lands governed by Austria -- Italia irredenta, or unredeemed Italy -- was a complicating factor in .
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ambivalent ambivalent
/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /