republican

10 ENTRIES FOUND:

1re·pub·li·can

noun \ri-ˈpə-bli-kən\

Republican : a member of the Republican party of the U.S.

: a person who believes in or supports a republican form of government

Republican : a person from Northern Ireland who believes that Northern Ireland should be part of the Republic of Ireland rather than the United Kingdom

Full Definition of REPUBLICAN

1
:  one that favors or supports a republican form of government
2
capitalized
a :  a member of a political party advocating republicanism
b :  a member of the Democratic-Republican party or of the Republican party of the United States

Examples of REPUBLICAN

  1. Our state representative is a Republican.
  2. The state's voters are mostly Republicans.

First Known Use of REPUBLICAN

1699

Other Government and Politics Terms

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

2republican

adjective

Republican : of or relating to one of the two major political parties in the U.S.

: relating to or based on a form of government in which representatives are elected and there is no king or queen

Full Definition of REPUBLICAN

1
a :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a republic
b :  favoring, supporting, or advocating a republic
c :  belonging or appropriate to one living in or supporting a republic <republican simplicity>
2
capitalized
a :  democratic-republican
b :  of, relating to, or constituting the one of the two major political parties evolving in the United States in the mid-19th century that is usually primarily associated with business, financial, and some agricultural interests and is held to favor a restricted governmental role in economic life

Examples of REPUBLICAN

  1. the leader of the Republican Party
  2. <a small but well-organized republican movement working quietly to overthrow the military dictatorship>

First Known Use of REPUBLICAN

1690

Other Government and Politics Terms

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

Republican

geographical name

Definition of REPUBLICAN

river 445 miles (716 kilometers) Nebraska & Kansas rising in E Colorado & flowing E to unite with the Smoky Hill forming Kansas River

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