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- n. The advocacy of a republic as a means of government
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A republican form or system of government; the principles or theory of republican government.
- n. Attachment to, or political sympathy for, a republican form of government.
- n. The principles and policy of the Republican party, so called.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A republican form or system of government.
- n. Attachment to a republican form of government; republican principles: as, his republicanism was of the most advanced type.
- n. The principles or doctrine of the Republican party, specifically of the Republican party in the United States.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the political orientation of those who hold that a republic is the best form of government
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Even the term republicanism is a coarse and conventional description of that sentiment which dominated his whole being, and which is the inspiration at once of his poetry and of his prose.
What President Adams meant by republicanism is the system of liberty under law.
Dallas, once a bastion of republicanism, is now a SOLID democratic town and county.
Apparently there have been a lot of insane political theorists, few of whom subscribed to the silly notion that a necessary condition of republicanism is that all free citizens have the right to vote.
Apparently there have been a lot of insane political theorists, few of whom subscribed to the silly notion that a necessary condition of republicanism is that all free citizens have the right tovote.
Different representations of manliness in these works demonstrate that the history of British and American republicanism is a history of efforts to manage ideas about manhood as well as race, class, nation, and commerce.
"Yes," said Fleda, a little doubtfully, "where religion and not republicanism is the spring of it."
All that is comprehended under the terms republicanism and democracy were distasteful to him from the first, and as he grew older they became hateful and contemptible.
The cause of republicanism is over, and it is now only a struggle for dominion.
The somewhat derogatory term republicanism and block the further expansion of European imperialism.