- n an advocate of partitioning a country
- For the republican movement, the acceptance of seats in a "partitionist" Assembly signaled a seismic shift in historical attitudes since the division of Ireland in 1921.
- Most Quebec Anglophones became radicalized, either ceding to the partitionist temptation or applauding Ottawa's tough-love strategy.
- The 1948 war was fought by Israel with a partitionist outlook, and it ended in partition (with the West Bank and East Jerusalem under Jordanian rule and the Gaza Strip controlled .
- Gerry Adams in Irish Times
We welcome this development - in its own way it can help erode the partitionist mentality that pervades so much of Fianna FÃ¡il's politics,Mr Adams said.
- Dermot Ahern in Irish Times
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dermot Ahern, who commissioned the report last February with Northern Secretary Peter Hain, said: "No one today can be economically partitionist."