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Falange

[fey-lanj; Spanish fah-lahn-he] /ˈfeɪ lændʒ; Spanish fɑˈlɑn hɛ/
noun
1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for Falange

Falange

/ˈfælændʒ; Spanish faˈlanxe/
noun
1.
the Fascist movement founded in Spain in 1933; the one legal party in Spain under the regime of Franco
Derived Forms
Falangist, noun, adjective
Word Origin
Spanish: phalanx
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Word Origin and History for Falange

Spanish political party founded 1933 as a fascist movement; see Falangist. Related: Falangista.

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