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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a fascist party organization having a black shirt as part of its uniform, especially an Italian fascist.

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

  • n. a member of the Italian fascist party before World War II


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  • Limbaugh already has his Black Shirt and has passed from merely feeding from the situation to an arrogance of pretense.

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  • Not to pull the Black Shirt routine but to provide some public demonstration that there's real public support for making reform a reality. ...

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  • The Spanish Republicans dreamed that with the end of World War they who had been the first to fight fascism would enjoy the solidarity of the winners, will be supported by the peoples of the world and that the regime which had been the first regime to be supported by Hitler's guns and tanks and by Mussolini's Black Shirt


  • A balcony in Rome from which Mussolini gave rabble-rousing speeches to his Black Shirt supporters and declared war on Britain in 1940 is to be reopened to the public after decades of neglect. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The Yellow Retro Hoodie with optional Black Shirt beneath it is bold and bright and really makes me happy.

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  • Black leather jacket, Black Shirt, Black jeans and Nikes.


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