disunionist

disunionist

[dis-yoon-yuh-nist]
noun
1.
a person who advocates or causes disunion.
2.
U.S. History. a secessionist during the period of the Civil War.

Origin:
1825–35, Americanism; disunion + -ist

disunionism, noun
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