Meaning of Jacobite

Jac•o•bite

Pronunciation: ( jak'u-bīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a partisan or adherent of James II of England after his overthrow (1688), or of the Stuarts.
  2. a member of the Syrian Monophysitic church, which was founded in the 6th century a.d. and was governed by the patriarch of Antioch.
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