Origin of Invented Words Fifth Column
About the history, origins, and definitions of the invented word fifth column.
ORIGINS OF INVENTED WORDS
Fifth Column - Spies within. During the Spanish Civil War, General Mola said he was commanding five columns, four advancing on Madrid and "one column within the city"; this quickly became "the fifth column."
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