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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A state having a majority of its electorate voting for a Republican candidate in a U.S. presidential election.

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  • n. (idiomatic) A state of the United States voting Republican in a given election, or tending to vote Republican in general.


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    December 9, 2006