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Red republican

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Red Republican (European Politics) originally, one who maintained extreme republican doctrines in France, -- because a red liberty cap was the badge of the party; an extreme radical in social reform.
    • Red republican See under Red.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Red republican a violent republican, from the red cap affected by such
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. république—L. respublica, commonwealth.

Usage

In literature:

In front of the Cour-Batave, a detachment of National Guards found a red flag bearing the following inscription: Republican revolution, No.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
I have heard that an atheist is always a red republican.
"The Stark Munro Letters" by J. Stark Munro
The white terror on the part of the Republican upstarts was answered by the red terror of our French comrades.
"Anarchism and Other Essays" by Emma Goldman
And yet she talks as if she was a red republican.
"The Guilty River" by Wilkie Collins
And that lands me in Red Republicanism, a hop and a skip from Socialism!
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete" by George Meredith
In 1869 Gambetta was elected by the Red Republicans to the Corps Legislatif.
"Famous Affinities of History V3" by Lyndon Orr
My daddy voted de Republican ticket den, but I know'd two niggers dat was Democrats and rode wid de Red Shirts.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 1" by Various
They are moderate Republicans, but between a Red Republic and a Constitutional Monarchy they would prefer the latter.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
Allow me to tell you that we are red-hot Republicans.
"The Petticoat Commando" by Johanna Brandt
A savage delight at this outrage upon gentility in Mrs. Ramrod's very presence possessed that red republican Sissy.
"The Madigans" by Miriam Michelson
Among the Republican forces Judge Harlin saw a red-whiskered Mexican who, he learned, was Antone Colorow.
"With Hoops of Steel" by Florence Finch Kelly
The Red Republicans had risen.
"Noble Deeds of the World's Heroines" by Henry Charles Moore
The Russians are not commonly supposed to be revolutionists, though the slaves of a sanguinary Autocrat are just as bad as Red Republicans.
"Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)" by Various
Of reptiles, as of Red Republicans, it may be said that they are least dreaded in the countries where they most abound.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 2" by Various
It was the wine, quite as much as the words of Jean Floessel, which had made them red republicans that night.
"A Blot on the Scutcheon" by May Wynne
Two of these laying hold, forced him up against the wall, close to the corpse of the Red Republican.
"The Child Wife" by Mayne Reid
He is such a red hot republican, that even such a little act of respect as this grated upon him!
"Music-Study in Germany" by Amy Fay
The other day he called me a Red Republican, because I said society in New York was all trash.
"An Ambitious Woman" by Edgar Fawcett
Red republicans, that's what I call 'em.
"The Strand Magazine, Vol. 27, No. 161, May 1904" by Various
Richards, at the end, broke out into a savage, red republican tirade against Metternich and the Austrian government.
"Vassall Morton" by Francis Parkman
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In news:

To do that, the Redding Democrat is challenging the incumbent, Redding Republican John Shaban, for the post.
John Shaban, a Redding Republican, is the incumbent in the race for the 135th House District post, challenged by Leon Karvelis, a retired businessman and Redding resident.
Conservative Republicans in Kansas are looking to drive the party's centrists from the state legislature in primaries next month in a bid to turn the state an even deeper shade of red.
While Democrats claim Republican resistance to tax hikes has hamstrung House Speaker John Boehner in talks over the looming fiscal crisis, President Obama's allies are drawing some red lines of their own.
It's been a long time since I attended a Republican rally, but Red Rocks provides a draw for any political junkie.
Ann Romney wore an amazing, clear red Oscar de la Renta dress last night during her speech touting her husband's loving traits at the Republican National Convention.
In An Increasingly Red State, How Did Republicans Lose In Missouri.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney gives a thumbs up as he arrives at a campaign stop in Tampa, Fla. At rear on screen is a number for Red Cross donations for victims of superstorm Sandy.
The Obama economic stimulus package has become red meat in the Republican US Senate primary in Wisconsin.
TAMPA — Mitt Romney has been urging supporters to donate money to the American Red Cross to help fund storm relief efforts, and on Wednesday an aide disclosed that the Republican presidential nominee has made a donation himself.
AUSTIN — The most Republican state in the nation just turned a deeper shade of red.
The White House and congressional Republicans just can't agree on the best prescription for the economy, with President Barack Obama demanding passage of his $447 billion jobs bill and the GOP pushing to cut government red tape.
In announcing Oklahoma's delegate count at the Republican National Convention here Tuesday, Gov Mary Fallin packed in a lot of references: Janna Little Ryan, faith and freedom, red state and some other things.
Former Hewlett-Packard honcho Carly Fiorina, a candidate for US Senate, put out a bizarre political ad depicting a Republican primary competitor as a red-eyed sheep .
Pawlenty was in Montgomery, Alabama tonight talking to roughly 700 Republican Activists at the Alabama Republican Party's Red, White and Blue dinner.
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