from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A group, especially a political coalition, that accommodates people who have a wide range of beliefs, principles, or backgrounds: "[Lyndon] Johnson's . . . efforts to bring businessman and laborer, black and white, city dweller and dirt farmer into his big tent . . . seemed to mark him as a smoother” ( Time).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A group, philosophy, or social or political movement that encompasses or seeks to attract a broad range of members or constituents.
- n. Pertaining to, representing, or advocating such a group, philosophy, or movement.
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