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Constitu'tional Un'ion par"ty



U.S. Hist.
the political party formed in 1859 chiefly by former Whigs to rally moderates desirous of preserving the Union. In 1860 it nominated John Bell for president and Edward Everett for vice president.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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