Associations to the word «Royalist»

Wiktionary

ROYALIST, noun. A monarchist (supporter of monarchy) or supporter of a particular royal régime
ROYALIST, noun. A legitimist, a supporter of a particular royal line, especially one in danger of being dispossessed of a throne or actually dispossessed of such, and claiming to have the better claim to the throne on the basis of line of descent; especially:
ROYALIST, noun. A Cavalier, a supporter of King Charles I of England during the English Civil War
ROYALIST, noun. A supporter of the House of Bourbon, in France since the 18th century and especially during the French Revolution
ROYALIST, noun. A supporter of Ferdinand VII of Spain in Spanish South America during the South American Wars of Independence of the 1810s and 1820s

Dictionary definition

ROYALIST, noun. An advocate of the principles of monarchy.
ROYALIST, noun. A royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War.

Wise words

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John Locke