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fed•er•al•ist



Pronunciation: (fed'ur-u-list), [key]
n.
1. an advocate of federalism.
2. (cap.) U.S. Hist.a member or supporter of the Federalist party.

adj.
Also,fed"er•al•is'tic.of federalism or the Federalists.

Fed'eralist, The




a series of 85 essays (1787–88) by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, written in support of the Constitution.

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

federalismFederalist party
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