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Synonyms for separatist

a person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church

Synonyms for separatist

an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)

having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude

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The recent introduction of the separatist issue does not appear to have come from the Christian side.
In effect, the town of Ruby actively sets up the Convent as a dangerous separatist space in order to keep the convent women outside its own boundaries.
Armitage thrilled Beijing by announcing that Washington had placed one obscure Uighur separatist group, the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, on America's official list of terrorist organizations.
Would it be fair to characterize Catholic separatists as fundamentalists?
He said even on Thursday, the state government had not made ordered preventive detention of separatist leaders.
Another four have various injuries," DAN quoted the separatist mayor of the town as saying.
Koslov, the head of the Luhansk separatist militia, was quoted by
But separatists challenging India's sovereignty say secret government agencies were behind the killings.
This is a new invasion on the south that would attract terrorism and sectarian warfare," Ahmad Al Roubizi, a leading separatist in Aden and an aide to the former vice-president Ali Salem Al Beidh.
Srinagar/New Delhi: An invitation by Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit to all the Kashmiri separatist leaders "for consultations" in Delhi ahead of Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level talks touched off a controversy on Sunday with Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) calling it "most unfortunate" and "old tactics".
Washington, May 27 ( ANI ): Protests and explosions rocked the separatist eastern region of Ukraine as the state security fought against radicals for control of a major airport, just moments after the new President-elect declared that he would unite the country following serious mutiny.
KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine Mon Apr 21, 2014(Reuters) - An agreement reached last week to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering as the new week began, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized.
Talks between the interim government and the separatist militia has been going on for days.
LABACH, Pakistan -- Separatist militants fired two rockets that narrowly missed a Pakistani government helicopter surveying a region devastated by an earthquake, underscoring the dangers authorities face in helping victims in Baluchistan, the country's most impoverished province.