from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a party, about 1854, which opposed the influence of foreign-born citizens, and those supposed to owe allegiance to a foreign power.
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- n. a former political party in the United States; active in the 1850s to keep power out of the hands of immigrants and Roman Catholics
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