people's republic

noun, often capitalized P&R

Definition of people's republic

: a republic usually organized and controlled by a national Communist or Socialist party

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First Known Use of people's republic

1918, in the meaning defined above

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“People's republic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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