[fuh-lan-jist] /fəˈlæn dʒɪst/

a member of the Falange.

1937, member of the Falange, the fascist party in Spain (founded 1933), from Spanish Falange (Española) “(Spanish) Phalanx,” from Latin phalanx (genitive phalangis); see phalanx.


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