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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A doctrine that maintains the right of formal separation from an alliance or federation

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  • Obviously the US, especially in the case of the "secessionism" issue (code for the Taiwan issue).
  • So much for the idea that secessionism is just for right-wing extremists.
  • So having helped them over the years, the colonel is relatively new to his anti-secessionism.
  • Republicans-the Party of Lincoln-have nominated a Vice President that has toyed with secessionism. for more
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