Blackshirt
noun Date: 1922 a member of a fascist organization having a black shirt as a distinctive part of its uniform; especially a member of the Italian Fascist party

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  • blackshirt — ► NOUN ▪ a member of a Fascist organization. ORIGIN so named because of the black uniforms worn by the Italian Fascists before and during the Second World War …   English terms dictionary

  • Blackshirt — UK [ˈblækˌʃɜː(r)t] / US [ˈblækˌʃɜrt] noun [countable] Word forms Blackshirt : singular Blackshirt plural Blackshirts British someone who belonged to a fascist organization whose members wore black shirts, especially in Italy and the UK before the …   English dictionary

  • BlackShirt — Black Shirt also Black·shirt (blăkʹshûrt ) n. A member of a fascist party organization having a black shirt as part of its uniform, especially an Italian fascist. * * * n [usu pl] the name people gave to any member of the British Union of… …   Universalium

  • blackshirt — noun a) A uniformed member of the Italian Fascist Party. b) Any member of a fascist party. See Also: Blueshirt, Brownshirt, Greenshirt …   Wiktionary

  • blackshirt — n. fascist; member of fascist organization wearing a black shirt as part of the uniform …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blackshirt — noun a member of a Fascist organization, in particular of an Italian paramilitary group before and during the Second World War …   English new terms dictionary

  • Blackshirt — noun (C) a member of a fascist organization with a black shirt as part of its uniform …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Blackshirt — /ˈblækʃɜt/ (say blakshert) noun a member of a fascist organisation in Europe, such as the Italian fascist militia or the British Union of Fascists …   Australian English dictionary

  • Blackshirt — n. a member of a Fascist organization. Etymology: f. the colour of the It. Fascist uniform …   Useful english dictionary

  • 6th Blackshirt Division (Tevere) — The Italian 6th Blackshirt Division Tevere was an Italian CCNN Blackshirt militia unit formed for the Second Italo Abyssinian War by highly motivated volunteers. However due to age (WW1 veterans), physical disabilities (amputated veterans), lack… …   Wikipedia

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