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Definition of "republican" []

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of a republic. (adjective)
  • Favoring a republic as the best form of government. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, characteristic of, or belonging to the Republican Party of the United States. (adjective)
  • One who favors a republic as the best form of government. (noun)
  • A member of the Republican Party of the United States. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "republican" in a sentence
  • "Republican dissident terror group Oghlaigh na hEireann carried out a blast bomb attack on two police officers in west Belfast, republican sources have told the Guardian."
  • "A Democrat who acts like a Republican “is then classified as a republican.”"
  • "This is why A REPUBLICAN Goverment would never want it's citizens to have socialized education ... they would be to smart to vote for a republican."