from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A republican form or system of government.
  • noun Attachment to a republican form of government; republican principles: as, his republicanism was of the most advanced type.
  • noun The principles or doctrine of the Republican party, specifically of the Republican party in the United States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A republican form or system of government; the principles or theory of republican government.
  • noun Attachment to, or political sympathy for, a republican form of government.
  • noun U.S. The principles and policy of the Republican party, so called.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The advocacy of a republic as a means of government

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the political orientation of those who hold that a republic is the best form of government


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