Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Support of monarchy or of a particular monarch.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The principles or cause of royalty; attachment to a royal government or cause.

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

  • noun the principles or conduct of royalists.

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

  • noun Impassioned allegiance to or advocacy of the establishment, maintenance, and/or interests of a particular king, royal house, or kingly dynasty; sometimes extended to the same of a non-royal (i.e., grand ducal, imperial, or other) family or sovereign; often contrasted with monarchism.

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

  • noun adherence or attachment to a monarchy or to the principle of monarchal government

Etymologies

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Royal + -ism.

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