republicanism


re·pub·li·can·ism

noun \ri-ˈpə-bli-kə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of REPUBLICANISM

1
:  adherence to or sympathy for a republican form of government
2
:  the principles or theory of republican government
3
capitalized
a :  the principles, policy, or practices of the Republican party of the United States
b :  the Republican party or its members

First Known Use of REPUBLICANISM

1689

Other Government and Politics Terms

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

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