Re`pub´lic   Pronunciation: r?-p?b´l?k
1.Common weal.
2.A state in which the sovereign power resides in the whole body of the people, and is exercised by representatives elected by them; a commonwealth. Cf. Democracy, 2.
Republic of letters
The collective body of literary or learned men.
Noun1.republic - a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
2.republic - a form of government whose head of state is not a monarch; "the head of state in a republic is usually a president"

REPUBLIC. A commonwealth; that form of government in which the administration of affairs is open to all the citizens. In another sense, it signifies the state, independently of its form of government. 1 Toull. n. 28, and n. 202, note. In this sense, it is used by Ben Johnson. Those that, by their deeds make it known, whose dignity they do sustain; And life, state, glory, all they gain, Count the Republic's, not their own, Vide Body Politic; Nation; State.

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