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Meaning of REPUBLICANISM

Pronunciation:  ri'publiku`nizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the political orientation of those who hold that a republic is the best form of government
 

REPUBLICANISM is a 13 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: ideology, political orientation, political theory

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*pub"lic*an*ism\ (-?z'm), n. [Cf. F.
r['e]publicanisme.]
1. A republican form or system of government; the principles
   or theory of republican government.

2. Attachment to, or political sympathy for, a republican
   form of government. --Burke.

3. The principles and policy of the Republican party, so
   called [U.S.]

 

 

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