people's party

noun

Definition of people's party

: a political party representing or claiming to represent the great majority of the inhabitants of a territorial unit (as a nation) as opposed to a particular class or group attempted to transform themselves from a class party into a people's party the Austrian People's Party … represents farmers, industrialists, and merchants, as well as some labor and many white-collar workers— Hans Kohn

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“People's party.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/people%27s%20party. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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