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loyalist

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noun loy·al·ist \ˈlȯi-ə-list\

Simple Definition of loyalist

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of loyalist

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

Examples of loyalist in a sentence

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



1647

First Known Use of loyalist

1647

Rhymes with loyalist



LOYALIST Defined for Kids

loyalist

noun loy·al·ist \ˈlȯi-ə-ləst\

Definition of loyalist for Students

  1. :  a person who is loyal to a political cause, government, or leader especially in times of revolt





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