Definition of Militant tendency
1. Noun. A Trotskyist political organization in Great Britain set up in 1964 inside the Labour Party.
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Literary usage of Militant tendency
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1. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1904)
"In Occidental Europe the majority of the patristic writers were apostles of obscurantism, that militant tendency of bigotry and ignorance against the study ..."
2. Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn (1904)
"At an early day, Yoritomo, the far-seeing founder of the Minamoto dynasty, had observed a militant tendency in Buddhism, and had attempted to check ..."
3. The Promise of American Life by Herbert David Croly (1909)
"The Monroe Doctrine, as usually stated, does give a dangerously militant tendency to the foreign policy of the United States; and unless its expression is ..."
4. New Dictionary of South African Biography by E. J. Verwey, Nelson Mandela (1995)
"... on African nationalism a more philosophical and militant tendency, as well as a definite Pan-Africanist content which rendered all the black people of ..."
5. A History of French Literature by Charles Henry Conrad Wright (1912)
"At first there was no strong militant tendency, and the new writers had been content to follow the Catholic and monarchical inspiration '"Gautier soutient ..."