Jacobite



[jak-uh-bahyt] /ˈdʒæk əˌbaɪt/

noun
1.
a partisan or adherent of James II of England after his overthrow (1688), or of the Stuarts.
2.
a member of the Syrian Monophysitic church, which was founded in the 6th century a.d. and was governed by the patriarch of Antioch.
/ˈdʒækəˌbaɪt/
noun
1.
(Brit, history) an adherent of James II after his overthrow in 1688, or of his descendants in their attempts to regain the throne
2.
a member of the Monophysite Church of Syria, which became a schismatic church in 451 ad

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