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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