from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man favored for nomination as a presidential candidate by his own state delegates at a national political convention.
- n. A famous man viewed proudly by his hometown for his achievements.
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- n. A politician whose electoral appeal derives from his or her regional appeal, rather than his or her political views
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- n. a United States politician favored mainly in his or her home state
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