adherence to the ideas and system of government practiced by the Bourbons.
extreme conservatism, especially in politics.
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The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
support for the rule of the Bourbons, the European royal line that ruled in France from 1589 to 1793 and 1815–48, and in Spain (1700–1808; 1813–1931) and Naples and Sicily (1734–1806; 1815–1860)
(US) extreme political and social conservatism
a town in NE Illinois. Historical Examples The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle Dross Henry Seton Merriman British Quarterly Review, American Edition, Vol. LIII Various Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 60, No. 372, October 1846 Various The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume […]
a member of a French royal family that ruled in France 1589–1792, Spain 1700–1931, and Naples 1735–1806, 1815–60. Charles [sharl] /ʃarl/ (Show IPA), (“Constable de Bourbon”) 1490–1527, French general. a person who is extremely conservative or reactionary. (lowercase). Also called bourbon whiskey. a straight whiskey distilled from a mash having 51 percent or more corn: […]
the drone pipe of a bagpipe. the drone string of a stringed instrument. a low-pitched tone; bass. a pipe organ stop of very low pitch. the bell in a carillon having the lowest pitch. Historical Examples Oak Openings James Fenimore Cooper Greylorn John Keith Laumer Oak Openings James Fenimore Cooper Oak Openings James Fenimore Cooper […]
noun a type of aneroid pressure gauge consisting of a flattened curved tube attached to a pointer that moves around a dial. As the pressure in the tube increases the tube tends to straighten and the pointer indicates the applied pressure