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Jac·o·bite

 (jăk′ə-bīt′)
n.
A supporter of James II of England or of the Stuart pretenders after 1688.

[From Latin Iacōbus, James; see Jacob.]

Jac′o·bit′i·cal (-bĭt′ĭ-kəl) adj.
Jac′o·bit·ism (-bī-tĭz′əm) n.

Jacobite

(ˈdʒækəˌbaɪt)
n
1. (Historical Terms) history Brit an adherent of James II after his overthrow in 1688, or of his descendants in their attempts to regain the throne
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a member of the Monophysite Church of Syria, which became a schismatic church in 451 ad
[C17: from Late Latin Jacōbus James + -ite1]
Jacobitic adj
ˈJacoˌbitism n

Jac•o•bite

(ˈdʒæk əˌbaɪt)

n.
a partisan of James II of England after his overthrow in 1688, or of the Stuarts.
[1689; see Jacobean, -ite1]
Jac`o•bit′ic (-ˈbɪt ɪk) Jac`o•bit′i•cal, adj.
Jac′o•bit•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jacobite - a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts
admirer, booster, protagonist, supporter, champion, friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
Translations
jakobita

Jacobite

[ˈdʒækəbaɪt]
A. ADJjacobita
B. Njacobita mf

Jacobite

nJakobit(in) m(f)