2 adhering or confined to a particular sect or denomination or party; "denominational prejudice" [syn: denominational]
3 a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries [syn: partizan]
- An adherent to a
party or faction
- 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross.
Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available
at: . Book 1, Part 5.
- while Xenophanes, the first of these partisans of the One (for Parmenides is said to have been his pupil), gave no clear statement,
- 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: . Book 1, Part 5.
- A fervent, sometimes militant, supporter or proponent of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea.
- The commander of a body of detached light troops engaged in making forays and harassing an enemy.
- Any member of such troops.
- A kind of halberd or pike; also, a truncheon; a staff.
member of a body of detached light troops
- Czech: partizán
- Portuguese: [1-2] partidário
- Adherent to a party or faction; especially, having the character of blind, passionate, or unreasonable adherence to a party; as, blinded by partisan zeal.
- Serving as a partisan in a detached command; as, a partisan officer or corps.
- Devoted to or biased in support of a party, group, or cause: partisan politics.
- Portuguese: [1,3] partidário
Partisan may refer to:
Political mattersIn politics, partisan literally means organized into political parties. The expression "Partisan politics" usually refers to fervent, sometimes militant support of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea. Although this is typically an appellation with negative connotations, some supporters embrace the term, as can be seen by the names of the following publications:
- Partisan (military) - As a name for irregular forces or detached light troops, engaged behind the front line
- Yugoslav Partisans - main Yugoslav World War II resistance movement.
- Bulgarian partisans - a Bulgarian resistance movement during World War II.
- Albanian Partisans, the Partisans of Albania during World War II
- Soviet partisans, for the USSR in World War II
- Jewish partisans, among the Jewish resistance movement in Nazi-occupied Europe
- Italian partisans in World War II
- Polish partisans (Leśni) during World War II
- Lithuanian, Latvian, and Estonian partisans after World War 2 against the Soviet Union
- Armenian partisans, referring to Armenian guerrillas from World War I
- Germany's World War II Werwolf movement
- Germany's World War II Alpine National Redoubt
- Chant des Partisans, a song about the French resistance
- The Partisan, a song about the French resistance written by Anna Marly and Emmanuel d'Astier de la Vigerie
- The Partisans, a Welsh punk band from Bridgend
- The Partisan But He's Got To know, a song by the Canadian trio Swan Lake
- Shqiponjat Partizane, a revolutionary Albanian song of World War II
- Partisan from the Amur River, a song about partisans from far east of USSR. Translated to more than 10 languages!
partisan in Catalan: Partisà
partisan in Danish: Partisan
partisan in German: Partisan
partisan in Spanish: Partisano
partisan in Esperanto: Partizano
partisan in French: Partisan
partisan in Italian: Partigiano
partisan in Hebrew: פרטיזן
partisan in Lithuanian: Partizanas (reikšmės)
partisan in Macedonian: Партизан
partisan in Dutch: Partizanen
partisan in Japanese: パルチザン
partisan in Norwegian: Partisan
partisan in Norwegian Nynorsk: Partisan
partisan in Polish: Partyzant
partisan in Russian: Партизан
partisan in Slovenian: Partizani
partisan in Finnish: Partisaani
partisan in Swedish: Partisan
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