Definitions for jacobitism
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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
The political movement dedicated to the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England, Scotland, later the Kingdom of Great Britain, and the Kingdom of Ireland.
the principles of the Jacobites