political party

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Noun1.political party - an organization to gain political powerpolitical party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
American Labor Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1936 in New York when labor and liberals bolted the Democratic Party
American Party, Know-Nothing Party - a former political party in the United States; active in the 1850s to keep power out of the hands of immigrants and Roman Catholics
Anti-Masonic Party - a former political party in the United States; founded in 1825 in opposition to Freemasonry in public affairs
Black Panthers - a militant Black political party founded in 1965 to end political dominance by Whites
Communist Party - a political party that actively advocates a communist form of government; in Communist countries it is the sole political party of the state
Conservative Party - a political party (especially in Great Britain or Australia) that believes in the importance of a capitalist economy with private ownership rather than state control
Constitutional Union Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1859 by former Whigs who hoped to preserve the Union
Democratic Party - the older of two major political parties in the United States
Democratic-Republican Party - a former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; opposed the old Federalist party; favored a strict interpretation of the constitution in order to limit the powers of the federal government
Farmer-Labor Party - a former minor political party in the United States in the early 20th century
American Federalist Party, Federal Party, Federalist Party - a major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government
Free Soil Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1848 to oppose the extension of slavery into the territories; merged with the Liberty Party in 1848
Gironde - the French moderate political party that was in power (1791-1793) during the French Revolution
Green Party - an environmentalist political party
Greenback Party - a former political party in the United States; organized in 1874; opposed any reduction in the amount of paper money in circulation
Guomindang, Kuomintang - the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan
labor party, labour party - a left-of-center political party formed to represent the interest of ordinary working people
Liberal Democrat Party - a political party in Great Britain; formerly the Liberal Party; advocates reforms and improvement of the conditions of working people
Liberal Party - a political party in Australia, Canada, and other nations, and formerly in Great Britain
Liberty Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1839 to oppose the practice of slavery; merged with the Free Soil Party in 1848
Militant Tendency - a Trotskyist political organization in Great Britain set up in 1964 inside the Labour Party
National Socialist German Workers' Party, Nazi Party - the political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Hitler in 1933
People's Party, Populist Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1891 to advocate currency expansion and state control of railroads
Bull Moose Party, Progressive Party - a former political party in the United States; founded by Theodore Roosevelt during the presidential campaign of 1912; its emblem was a picture of a bull moose
Prohibition Party - a political party in the United States; formed in 1869 to oppose the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages
GOP, Republican Party - the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party
Social Democratic Party - a political party in Germany and Britain (and elsewhere) founded in late 19th century; originally Marxist; now advocates the gradual transformation of capitalism into democratic socialism
Socialist Labor Party - a political party in the United States; formed in 1874 to advocate the peaceful introduction of socialism
Socialist Party - a political party in the United States formed in 1900 to advocate socialism
Dixiecrats, States' Rights Democratic Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1948 by Democrats from southern states in order to oppose to the candidacy of Harry S Truman
war party - a political party that supports a war
Whig Party - a former political party in the United States; formed in 1834 in opposition to the Democratic Party; advocated a loose interpretation of the Constitution and high protective tariffs
third party - a political party organized in opposition to the major parties in a two-party system
form of government, political system - the members of a social organization who are in power
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