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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The political principles or ambitions of the Orleanists; adherence to the dynastic claims of the Orleanists.

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  • n. the political philosophy of the Orleanists


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  • Experience proves (it seems to me) that no form contains the best in itself; orleanism, republic, empire do not mean anything anymore, since the most contradictory ideas can enter into each one of these pigeon holes.

    The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters


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