Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any arboreal marsupial of the genus Phalangista. The vulpine phalangist (Phalangista vulpina) is the largest species, the full grown male being about two and a half feet long. It has a large bushy tail.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A phalanger; a member of the genus Phalangista.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Spanish member of General Franco's political party

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Examples

  • Or maybe a Fourierian phalangist, if I can have mine without the anti-Semitism.

    The anarchy of translation « Haikasoru: Space Opera. Dark Fantasy. Hard Science.

  • A picture of phalangist youth in a 1937 Neolaia article entitled 'New spirit — New directions — New housekeeping in our children's education', which emphasised the role of mothers as 'leaders in the home, guardians of tradition, and breeders of new healthy fighters for the nation'.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • Ozymandias was a Lefty in his public hero heyday, but by the time of the main narrative he has become a megalomaniacal quasi-monarch -- an enlightened despot, an embodiment of a phalangist strongman.

    William Bradley: Whither Watchmen? Is This Big, Dark, Geeky, Lefty Movie The Next Comic Book Blockbuster?

  • A fair number of Christian phalangist paramilitaries to this day still shoot the Hitler salute by way of greeting and some even display the swastika.

    Is That Legal?: Right Genocide, Wrong Victim

  • An Israeli film, "Waltz with Bashir" by director Ari Folman uses animation to piece together his time in the Israeli army, when in 1982, he witnessed the massacre by a Christian phalangist group as they invaded refugee camps in Lebanon.

    CNN Transcript May 23, 2008

  • This word was the standard word used in racist phalangist propaganda during the war to refer to "inferior" non-Lebanese Arabs, namely Palestinians and then Syrians.

    Thursday, November 30, 2006

  • These were the two Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon where an estimated 1,700 to 3,500 civilian residents - men, women and children - were massacred in 1982 by pro-Israel Lebanese phalangist militia units with the protective shield and go-ahead of Israeli Defense Forces.

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  • The antigasto fringe is a debate between 'moderates' who believe that if you jump through these giant, flaming razor hoops and / or become a phalangist Christian, you will no longer be a devious mud person for whom extraordinary rendition is too good and hardliners who consider Mahometans a recombo bacillus.

    Sadly, No!

  • In his visit to the phalange party, did he ask how phalangist elements destroyed his father’s previous library in Baydoun neighborhood?

    Monday, January 19, 2009

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