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greenbacker

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noun green·back·er \-ˌba-kər\

Definition of greenbacker

  1. 1 capitalized :  a member of a post-Civil War American political party opposing reduction in the amount of paper money in circulation

  2. 2 :  one who advocates a paper currency backed only by the United States government

greenbackism play \-ˌki-zəm\ noun


1876

First Known Use of greenbacker

1876


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