Federalists



[fed-er-uh-list] /ˈfɛd ər ə lɪst/

noun
1.
an advocate of .
2.
(initial capital letter) U.S. History. a member or supporter of the Federalist party.
adjective
3.
Also, federalistic. of or the Federalists.
noun
1.
a series of 85 essays (1787–88) by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, written in support of the Constitution.
/ˈfɛdərəlɪst/
noun
1.
a supporter or member of the Federalist party
adjective
2.
characteristic of the Federalists
n.

“member or supporter of the Federal party in U.S. politics,” originally of supporters of the Philadelphia constitution, 1787, American English, from federal + -ist. General sense of “one who supports federal union” is from 1792.

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