Definitions for Loyalistˈlɔɪ ə lɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

loy•al•istˈlɔɪ ə lɪst(n.)

  1. a person who remains loyal, esp. to a sovereign or existing government.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. (sometimes cap.) a person who remained loyal to the British during the American Revolution; Tory.

    Category: American History

  3. (cap.) an adherent of the republic during the Spanish Civil War who was opposed to Franco.

    Category: Western History

Origin of loyalist:

1640–50

loy′al•ism(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. loyalist, stalwart(noun)

    a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)

Wiktionary

  1. loyalist(Noun)

    A person who is loyal to a cause, generally used as a political affiliation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loyalist(noun)

    a person who adheres to his sovereign or to the lawful authority; especially, one who maintains his allegiance to his prince or government, and defends his cause in times of revolt or revolution

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