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1. A US political party that was organized by Republican insurgents in 1911 and supported the presidential candidacy of Theodore Roosevelt in 1912. Also called Bull Moose Party.
2. A US political party organized in 1924 that supported the presidential candidacy of Robert M. La Follette and was active in Wisconsin until 1946.
3. A US political party formed in 1948 to support the presidential candidacy of Henry A. Wallace.
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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a US political party, made up chiefly of dissident Republicans, that nominated Theodore Roosevelt as its presidential candidate in 1912 and supported primaries, progressive labour legislation, and other reforms
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a US political party, composed mostly of farmers, socialists, and unionists, that nominated Robert La Follette for president in 1924 and supported public ownership of railways and of public utilities and other reforms
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a US political party, composed chiefly of dissident Democrats, that nominated Henry Wallace for president in 1948 and supported the nationalization of key industries, advocated social reforms, and opposed the Cold War
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in South Africa) the former name for Progressive Federal Party
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|Noun||1.||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|
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