Associations to the word «Republican»


REPUBLICAN, adjective. Advocating or supporting a republic as a form of government. [from 17th c.]
REPUBLICAN, adjective. Of or belonging to a republic. [from 17th c.]
REPUBLICAN, noun. Someone who favors a republic as a form of government. [from 17th c.]
REPUBLICAN, noun. A bird of a kind that builds many nests together: the American cliff swallow, or the South African weaver bird.
REPUBLICAN, adjective. (US politics) Of or pertaining to the Republican Party of the United States.
REPUBLICAN, adjective. Alternative letter-case form of republican.
REPUBLICAN, noun. (British) (Ireland) An Irish nationalist; a proponent of a united Ireland.
REPUBLICAN, noun. (historical) A supporter of the government or left-wing side in the Spanish Civil War.
REPUBLICAN, noun. (US politics) A member or supporter of the Republican Party of the United States
REPUBLICAN MARRIAGE, noun. A form of human execution used during the French Revolution in which a man and woman were tied together naked, exposed to public view for a time in this condition, and then stabbed, shot, or thrown into a body of water to drown.
REPUBLICAN MARRIAGE, noun. Alternative spelling of republican marriage
REPUBLICAN MARRIAGES, noun. Plural of republican marriage

Dictionary definition

REPUBLICAN, noun. A member of the Republican Party.
REPUBLICAN, noun. An advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy).
REPUBLICAN, noun. A tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas.
REPUBLICAN, adjective. Relating to or belonging to the Republican Party; "a Republican senator"; "Republican party politics".
REPUBLICAN, adjective. 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.

Wise words

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