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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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From French partisan, from Italian partigiano (“defender of a party”), from parte (“part”). English from the mid-16th century. The sense of "guerilla fighter" is from c. 1690. The adjective in the military sense dates from the early 18th century, in the political sense since 1842.

Partisan may refer to:

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Politics

Military

Music

  • Po šumama i gorama, a Yugoslav Partisan version of the traditional song of Red Partisans in Siberia during 1918–1920 Russian Civil War
  • "Chant des Partisans", a 1943 French patriotic song from World War II
  • "The Partisan", a song written by Anna Marly and later covered by both Leonard Cohen and 16 Horsepower
  • The Partisans (band), a 1980s punk and Oi! band
  • Partisan Records, an American independent record label based in Brooklyn, New York
  • The Partisan Seed, music moniker for Filipe Miranda, a Portuguese singer/songwriter

Other uses

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