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loyalist

noun loy·al·ist \ˈli-ə-list\

: a person who is loyal to a political cause, government, or leader

: a person from Northern Ireland who believes that Northern Ireland should remain part of the United Kingdom

Full Definition of LOYALIST

:  one who is or remains loyal especially to a political cause, party, government, or sovereign

Examples of LOYALIST

  1. <die-hard loyalists engaging in espionage against the revolutionaries>

First Known Use of LOYALIST

1647

Rhymes with LOYALIST

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