Definition of Francoism in English:



  • The principles and policies advocated by the Spanish dictator General Franco.

    ‘his research has focused on the Spanish Civil War and early Francoism’
    • ‘His name and his reputation of one of the staunch fighters against Francoism will be written down into the history of Spain forever.’
    • ‘In other words, he campaigned for the unity of various political forces in their struggle against Francoism.’
    • ‘Francoism drew its authority from the Falange Party, the only legal political party in Spain.’
    • ‘Over the subsequent months, the king quickly dismantled the institutions of Francoism.’
    • ‘One typical survey found that six out of 10 Spaniards believe that Francoism had "both good sides and bad sides".’