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Meaning of republican

re•pub•li•can

Pronunciation: (ri-pub'li-kun), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a republic.
  2. favoring a republic.
  3. fitting or appropriate for the citizen of a republic: a very republican notion.
  4. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Republican party.
—n.
  1. a person who favors a republican form of government.
  2. (cap.) a member of the Republican party.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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