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federalist

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federalist

noun fed·er·al·ist \-list\

: a supporter of federal government; especially : a supporter of the U.S. Constitution

Federalist : a member of a major political party in the early years of the U.S. that wanted a strong central government

Full Definition of FEDERALIST

1
:  an advocate of federalism: as
a often capitalized :  an advocate of a federal union between the American colonies after the Revolution and of the adoption of the United States Constitution
b often capitalized :  world federalist
2
capitalized :  a member of a major political party in the early years of the United States favoring a strong centralized national government
federalist adjective often capitalized

First Known Use of FEDERALIST

1774

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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