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n. A supporter of Zionism, i.e. a person who believes that the Jewish people has the right to a Jewish state in the land of Israel.
"Zionists believe Judaism is a nationality as well as a religion, and that Jews deserve their own state in their ancestral homeland, Israel..." (source)
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Zionism + -ist
See also Zionism.
Definitions of Zionism vary widely.
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