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royalist

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Government, Groupings
royalistroy‧al‧ist /ˈrɔɪəlɪst/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PGPPGsomeone who supports their country’s king or queen, or believes that a country should be ruled by kings or queens opp republicanroyalist adjective
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royalistI have always been and am a royalist.His decidedly left-wing views clashed with those of his father Mathurin, a blacksmith, who was an ardent royalist.Thereafter the dispute grew fiercer and was to be further exacerbated by Crowe's royalist and the company's parliamentarian sympathies.He had his revenge in March 1322, when he was among the royalist army which defeated Lancaster at Boroughbridge.The chief opposition to the Hun Sen government comes from the royalist party, Funcinpec.The royalist party is led by Prince Sihanouk's son, Prince Ranariddh.A thoroughgoing royalist, he was responsible for beheading some of those he captured, apparently after some form of trial.
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