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2 entries found for federalist.
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Main Entry: fed·er·al·ist
Pronunciation: primarystressfed-(schwa-)rschwa-lschwast
Function: noun
1 : a supporter of federal government; especially often capitalized : a supporter of the adoption of the U.S. Constitution
2 capitalized : a member of a major political party in the early years of the U.S. favoring a strong central national government
- fed·er·al·ism /-secondarystressliz-schwam/ noun, often capitalized
- federalist adjective, often capitalized

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