from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A supporter of the Orléans branch of the French royal family, descended from a younger brother of Louis XIV.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In French politics, an adherent of the princes of the Orleans family. The family is descended from a younger brother of Louis XIV., and has furnished one sovereign, Louis Philippe (who reigned 1830-48).
- Favorable to the Orleans family and their dynastic claims.
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- n. a supporter of the Orleans branch of the Bourbons that was descended from a younger brother of Louis XIV
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