Antedating of "Zionist"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Feb 1 02:29:16 UTC 2013

Zionist (OED 1896)

1891 _Atlanta Constitution_ 30 May 1 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  At a meeting of Chovevei Zionists, the speakers declared that facts were known which justified the action of European Governments.

Fred Shapiro

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