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.

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

Repub′lican Par′ty


n.
1. one of the two major political parties in the U.S., originated (1854–56).
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
Translations
Republikánus Párt
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One was into the Socialist Party; the other was into the Republican Party.
Thus, in addition to the cousins Dorothy and Florence, Martin encountered two university professors, one of Latin, the other of English; a young army officer just back from the Philippines, one-time school- mate of Ruth's; a young fellow named Melville, private secretary to Joseph Perkins, head of the San Francisco Trust Company; and finally of the men, a live bank cashier, Charles Hapgood, a youngish man of thirty-five, graduate of Stanford University, member of the Nile Club and the Unity Club, and a conservative speaker for the Republican Party during campaigns - in short, a rising young man in every way.
I'd be curious to see how Patrick Guerriero feels about the umbrella of inclusivity he envisions for the Republican Party now that the political picture has completely changed.
Hotze is a controversial figure in Houston, where he has led efforts by the Religious Right to take complete control of the state Republican Party.
In a recommendation of breathtaking cynicism," writes Carter, "Phillips urged his party [in 1969] to work vigorously to maintain and expand black voting rights in the South, not as a moral issue, but because it would hasten the transfer of whites--North and South--to the Republican Party.
After a while, the Republican Party contracted with us when we had the presidential race with Trump.
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The Four Faces of the Republican Party and the Fight for the 2016 Presidential Nomination
com)-- At the Saginaw County Republican Party Executive Committee meeting of January 21, 2015, the Party passed a resolution urging the citizens of Saginaw County and the State of Michigan to register a No vote on Proposal 15-1 at the May 5, 2015 election.

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