from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that believes in or advocates rule by hereditary right.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A French royalist who believes that the King of France and Navarre must be chosen according to the simple application of the Salic law.
- n. Any proponent for the rule of a legitimate sovereign.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who supports legitimate authority; esp., one who believes in hereditary monarchy, as a divine right.
- n. Specifically, a supporter of the claims of the elder branch of the Bourbon dynasty to the crown of France.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who maintains or advocates legitimacy of any kind; especially, a supporter of legitimate authority; one who believes in the sacredness of hereditary monarchical government; a favorer of the doctrine of divine right. Specifically
- n. In France, a supporter of the claim to the throne of the elder branch of the Bourbons, descendants of Louis XIV., in opposition to that of the Orleans family, descendants of the Duke of Orleans, brother of Louis XIV.
- n. In Spain, same as Carlist, 2.
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