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Meaning of Bourbonism

Bour•bon•ism

Pronunciation: (boor'bu-niz"um or, occas., bûr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. adherence to the ideas and system of government practiced by the Bourbons.
  2. extreme conservatism, esp. in politics.
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