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Noun: freedom fighter  'free-dum 'fI-tu(r)
  1. A person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
    - insurgent, insurrectionist, rebel

Derived forms: freedom fighters

Type of: crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, revolutionary, revolutionist, social reformer, subversive, subverter

Encyclopedia: Freedom fighter