Republican Party


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Republican Party

n.
1. One of the two primary political parties of the United States, organized in 1854 to oppose the extension of slavery.
2. The Democratic-Republican Party.
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Republican Party

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the more conservative of the two major political parties in the US: established around 1854. Compare Democratic Party
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of a number of political parties in other countries, usually so named to indicate their opposition to monarchy
3. (Historical Terms) history US another name for the Democratic-Republican Party
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) history US another name for the Democratic-Republican Party
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Repub′lican Par′ty


n.
1. one of the two major political parties in the U.S., originated (1854–56).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Republican Party - the younger of two major political parties in the United StatesRepublican Party - the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party
party, political party - an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
Republican - a member of the Republican Party
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Translations
Republikánus Párt
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