Meaning of revanche in English:

revanche

Pronunciation /rəˈvɑ̃ʃ/

noun

mass noun
  • A policy or movement aimed at achieving the return of a nation's lost territory (frequently with reference to France's desire to regain Alsace–Lorraine after its annexation in the Franco-Prussian War)

    • ‘Sorel was no starry-eyed advocate of revanche in the decades following the defeat of 1871’

Origin

French, literally ‘revenge’.