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Definition of Republican


  1. Of or pertaining to a republic.
  2. Consonant with the principles of a republic; as, republican sentiments or opinions; republican manners.
  3. One who favors or prefers a republican form of government.
  4. A member of the Republican party.
  5. The American cliff swallow. The cliff swallows build their nests side by side, many together.
  6. A South African weaver bird (Philetaerus socius). These weaver birds build many nests together, under a large rooflike shelter, which they make of straw.

Republican Quotations

Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
John F. Kennedy

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.
H. L. Mencken

Even as someone who's labeled a conservative - I'm a Republican I'm black, I'm heading up this organization in the Reagan administration - I can say that conservatives don't exactly break their necks to tell blacks that they're welcome.
Clarence Thomas

The Republican argument that raising the debt ceiling encourages additional future spending is logically irresponsible. The debt ceiling has to be raised to authorize spending already approved by Congress. Despite that fallacy, the GOP has been able to score political points with its argument.
Eliot Spitzer

There's no light at the end of the tunnel in the Republican message, no promise of better things to come. There's only the present stagnation, followed by a slow decline.
John Podhoretz
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Republican Translations

republican in Dutch is republikeins
republican in German is republikanisch
republican in Italian is repubblicano
republican in Portuguese is republicano
republican in Spanish is republicano
republican in Swedish is republikansk, republikan
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