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date: 19 August 2022

fascism [E20th] 

Source:
Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins
Author(s):

Julia Cresswell

The term fascism was first used of the right-wing nationalist regime of Benito Mussolini in Italy (1922–43), the Partito Nazionale Fascista (‘National Fascist Party’), and later applied to the regimes of Franco in Spain and of the Nazis in Germany. It comes from Latin ... ...

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