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Meaning of FEDERALIST

Pronunciation:  'fedurulist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an advocate of federalism
  2. [n]  a member of a former political party in the United States that favored a strong centralized federal government
 

FEDERALIST is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: advocate, advocator, exponent, pol, political leader, politician, politico, proponent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fed"er*al*ist\, n. [Cf. F. f['e]d['e]raliste.]
An advocate of confederation; specifically (Amer. Hist.), a
friend of the Constitution of the United States at its
formation and adoption; a member of the political party which
favored the administration of president Washington.

 
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