Re`pub´lic`an   Pronunciation: r?-p?b´l?-kan
a.1.Of or pertaining to a republic.
The Roman emperors were republican magistrates named by the senate.
- Macaulay.
2.Consonant with the principles of a republic; as, republican sentiments or opinions; republican manners.
Republican party
a - (U.S. Politics) An earlier name of the Democratic party when it was opposed to the Federal party. Thomas Jefferson was its great leader.
b - One of the existing great parties. It was organized in 1856 by a combination of voters from other parties for the purpose of opposing the extension of slavery, and in 1860 it elected Abraham Lincoln president.
n.1.One who favors or prefers a republican form of government.
2.(U.S.Politics) A member of the Republican party.
3.(Zool.) The American cliff swallow. The cliff swallows build their nests side by side, many together.
Red republican
See under Red.
Noun1.Republican - a member of the Republican Party
2.republican - an advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy)
3.Republican - a tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas
Adj.1.republican - relating to or belonging to the Republican Party; "a Republican senator"; "Republican party politics"
2.republican - having the supreme power lying in the body of citizens entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them or characteristic of such government; "the United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government"- United States Constitution; "a very republican notion"; "so little republican and so much aristocratic sentiment"- Philip Marsh; "our republican and artistic simplicity"-Nathaniel Hawthorne
Conservative, Democrat, Labourite, Tory, Whig, heeler, loyalist, partisan, party faithful, party hack, party man, party member, party wheelhorse, registered Democrat, registered Republican, regular, stalwart, ward heeler, wheelhorse
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