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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrepublicanre‧pub‧li‧can1 /rɪˈpʌblɪkən/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PPGsomeone who believes in government by elected representatives only, with no king or queen2 Republican3 Republicanrepublicanism noun [uncountable]
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republicanIs it worthy of that manly fortitude that ought to characterize republicans?The central committee would elect its president from its ranks, but each time from a different republican or provincial party.What was the political point being made in presenting the father, Moran, as a disillusioned republican?But in the context of the jail, republicans considered them symbolic and provocative and, therefore, they could create trouble.Held on 12 April 1931 the contest turned into a more-or-less direct confrontation between monarchists and an alliance of republicans and socialists.A repeated jeer of the author's is that republicans look down on the masses they purport to represent.