Definitions for jacobiteˈdʒæk əˌbaɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Jac•o•biteˈdʒæk əˌbaɪt(n.)

  1. a partisan of James II of England after his overthrow in 1688, or of the Stuarts.

    Category: Western History

Origin of Jacobite:

1689; see Jacobean,-ite1

Jac′o•bit•ism(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jacobite(noun)

    a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts

Wiktionary

  1. Jacobite(Noun)

    A supporter of the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England and Scotland in the late 17th century

  2. Origin: Jacobus, James

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jacobite(noun)

    a partisan or adherent of James the Second, after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of the revolution in 1688 in favor of William and Mary

  2. Jacobite(noun)

    one of the sect of Syrian Monophysites. The sect is named after Jacob Baradaeus, its leader in the sixth century

  3. Jacobite(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Jacobites

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