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One entry found for Whig.
Main Entry: Whig
Pronunciation: primarystresshwig, primarystresswig
Function: noun
1 : a member or supporter of a British political group of the late 17th through early 19th centuries trying to lessen the power of the monarch and to increase the power of the parliament
2 : an American supporting independence from Great Britain during the American Revolution
3 : a member or supporter of a 19th century American political party formed to oppose the Democrats

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