Definition of sovereigntist in English:

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sovereigntist

Pronunciation: /ˈsäv(ə)rənˌtist/

noun

Canadian
A person who supports Quebec’s right to self-government or full independence.
Example sentences
  • The question should not be how to resurrect Mr. Mulroney's devil's bargain with the sovereigntists.
  • Kashmiri sovereigntists have only the larger world community to appeal to in their quest for an independent Kashmir.
  • The sovereigntist / separatist Bloc Quebecois are the obvious candidate for hostile weakness.
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