Definitions for revanchist

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  1. revanchist(Noun)

    A revanchist person; occasionally, anyone seeking vengeance.

  2. revanchist(Adjective)

    Seeking revenge or otherwise advocating retaliation, especially against a nation which has previously defeated and humiliated the revanchist party in war. Originally referred to the French indignation over losing Alsace-Lorraine to Germany in the Franco-Prussian War.

  3. Origin: From . Compare later French revanchiste.

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