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legitimism

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noun, often capitalized le·git·i·mism \li-ˈji-tə-ˌmi-zəm\

Definition of legitimism

  1. :  adherence to the principles of political legitimacy or to a person claiming legitimacy

legitimist

play \-mist\ noun often capitalized

legitimist

adjective


1877

First Known Use of legitimism

1877


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