Definition of fascio in English:

fascio

noun

historical
  • In Italy: an organized political group, typically advocating radical or revolutionary change and active within a particular region or locality; specifically any of a number of nationalist groups formed in the period around the First World War (1914–18) which were ultimately given coherent organization by the formation of the National Fascist Party in 1921. Usually in plural in form fasci.

Origin

Late 19th century. From Italian fascio political group, workers' league, ultimately from classical Latin fascis bundle.

Pronunciation

fascio

/ˈfaʃəʊ/