Falange

Falange

[fey-lanj; Spanish fah-lahn-he]
noun
the official state political party in Spain from 1936 until disbandment in 1977.

Origin:
< Spanish, short for Falange Española Tradicionalista Traditionalist Spanish Phalanx

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Falange (ˈfælændʒ, Spanish faˈlanxe)
 
n
the Fascist movement founded in Spain in 1933; the one legal party in Spain under the regime of Franco
 
[Spanish: phalanx]
 
Fa'langist
 
n, —adj

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Falange
Spanish political party founded 1933 as a fascist movement; see Falangist.
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