republican has definitions from the fields of geography,politics
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[ noun ] (politics) a member of the Republican Party

Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Georgia Republicans are getting strong encouragement to enter a candidate in the 1962 governor_'s_race , a top official said Wednesday .

Despite the warning , there was a unanimous vote to enter a candidate , according_to Republicans who attended .

The largest hurdle the Republicans would have to face is a state law which says that before making a first race , one of two alternative courses must be taken :

Five per_cent of the voters in each county must sign petitions requesting that the Republicans be allowed to place names of candidates on the general_election ballot , or The Republicans must hold a primary under the county unit system - a system which the party opposes in its platform .

Five per_cent of the voters in each county must sign petitions requesting that the Republicans be allowed to place names of candidates on the general_election ballot , or The Republicans must hold a primary under the county unit system - a system which the party opposes in its platform .

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[ adjective ] (politics) relating to or belonging to the Republican Party

Examples

"a Republican senator" "Republican party politics"

Used in print

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

Chauncey_Depew , one-time runner-up for the Republican Presidential nomination , was attending a convention at Saratoga , where he was scheduled to nominate Colonel_Theodore_Roosevelt for Governor of New_York when he noticed that the temporary chairman was a man he had never met .

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

The state had elected Republican candidates in the past two years .

The results of the election of 1859 found Republican candidates not_only winning the offices of governor and lieutenant-governor but also obtaining the two Congressional offices from the eastern and western sections of the state .

Seated on the platform were Amos_C._Barstow , ex-mayor of Providence and a wealthy Republican stove manufacturer ; Thomas_Davis , an uncompromising Garrisonian ; the Reverend_Augustus_Woodbury , a Unitarian minister ; the Reverend_George_T._Day , a Free-Will Baptist ; Daniel_w._Vaughan , and William_H._H._Clements .

Related terms

Republican_Party

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[ noun ] (politics) an advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy)

Used in print

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

The American_Republicans and the Republicans both nominated lieutenant-governor Turner for governor .

Related terms

advocate

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[ adjective ] (politics) having the supreme power lying in the body of citizens entitled to vote for representatives responsible to them or characteristic of such government

Examples

"a republican notion" "so little republican and so much aristocratic sentiment"- Philip Marsh

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democratic

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[ noun ] (geography) a tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas

Synonyms

Republican_River

Related terms

river US Colorado Nebraska Kansas

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