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royalist

[roi-uh-list] /ˈrɔɪ ə lɪst/
noun
1.
a supporter or adherent of a king or royal government, especially in times of rebellion or civil war.
2.
(initial capital letter) a Cavalier adherent of Charles I of England.
3.
a loyalist in the American Revolution; Tory.
4.
(initial capital letter) an adherent of the house of Bourbon in France.
adjective
5.
of or pertaining to royalists:
royalist sympathies.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; royal + -ist
Related forms
royalism, noun
royalistic, adjective
antiroyalism, noun
antiroyalist, noun, adjective
nonroyalist, noun
ultraroyalist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anti royalism

royalist

/ˈrɔɪəlɪst/
noun
1.
a supporter of a monarch or monarchy, esp a supporter of the Stuarts during the English Civil War
2.
(informal) an extreme reactionary or conservative an economic royalist
adjective
3.
of, characteristic of, or relating to royalists
Derived Forms
royalism, noun
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