from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In recent United States politics, one who is opposed to the expansion of the United States by acquisition or conquest of new territory beyond the seas.
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The Democrats renominated Bryan on an anti-expansionist and anti-imperialist ticket, in response to American acquisition of the Philippines and Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War, but Bryan again lost to McKinley in the election of 1900.
A marrid man's a person with a limited affection -- a protictionist an 'anti-expansionist, a mugwump, be hivins.