[Italian eer-ree-den-tah] /Italian ˌir riˈdɛn tɑ/
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[ir-i-den-tist] /ˌɪr ɪˈdɛn tɪst/
(usually initial capital letter) a member of an Italian association that became prominent in 1878, advocating the redemption, or the incorporation into Italy, of certain neighboring regions (Italia irredenta) having a primarily Italian population.
a member of a party in any country advocating the acquisition of some region included in another country by reason of cultural, historical, ethnic, racial, or other ties.
pertaining to or supporting such a party or its doctrine.
a person who favours the acquisition of territory that once was part of his country or is considered to have been
of, relating to, or advocating this belief
(sometimes not capital) a member of an Italian association prominent in 1878 that sought to recover for Italy certain neighbouring regions (Italia irredenta) with a predominantly Italian population that were under foreign control
1882, member of Italian political party which (after 1878) demanded the annexation of neighboring Italian-speaking regions (Trieste, S. Tyrol, Nice, Corsica, etc.), from Italian Irredentista, from (Italia) irredenta “unredeemed (Italy).” Related: Irredentism.
noun, adjective an American citizen of Italian descent Examples The 1990 U.S. Census reported some 14.7 million Italian-Americans.
noun 1. a composite plant, Aster amellus, of Eurasia, having clustered, purple flower heads.
[adjective ih-tal-yuh-neyt, -nit; verb ih-tal-yuh-neyt] /adjective ɪˈtæl yəˌneɪt, -nɪt; verb ɪˈtæl yəˌneɪt/ adjective 1. Italianized; conforming to the Italian type or style or to Italian customs, manners, etc. 2. Art. in the style of Renaissance or Baroque Italy. 3. Architecture. noting or pertaining to a mid-Victorian American style remotely based on Romanesque vernacular residential and […]
- Italian band
the name of the Roman cohort to which Cornelius belonged (Acts 10:1), so called probably because it consisted of men recruited in Italy.