Republican

Republican can refer to:

  • An advocate of a republic, a form of government that is not a monarchy or dictatorship, and is generally associated with the rule of law
    • Republicanism, the ideology in support of republics or against monarchy; the opposite of monarchism
      • Republicanism in Australia
      • Republicanism in Canada
      • Republicanism in New Zealand
      • Republicanism in the United Kingdom
    • Classical republicanism, republicanism as formulated in the Renaissance
  • A member of a Republican Party:
    • List of Republican Parties, a complete listing
    • Republican Party (United States), a conservative party in the U.S.
    • Fianna Fáil, a centrist Irish party also known as the Republican Party
    • List of Republican People's Parties, a complete listing
  • Institutions or supporters of particular governments that called themselves republics, including:
    • List of republics, a complete listing
    • Roman Republic, as well as supporters of the Republic during the Roman Empire
    • Second Spanish Republic, during the Spanish Civil War, as well as its supporters
    • Various French Republics, most notably the First Republic established during the French Revolution and the Second Republic, the first post-Revolution republic in France.
    • Irish republicanism, a faction in the Irish independence movement supportive of a complete break with the United Kingdom
  • Republican City, Nebraska, a village in Nebraska, United States
  • Republican River, a river in Colorado, Nebraska, and Kansas in the United States
  • The Republican (Springfield), a newspaper published in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • The Woodville Republican, a weekly newspaper published in Woodville, Mississippi

Famous quotes containing the word republican:

    [The Republican Party] consists of those who, believing in the doctrine that mankind are capable of governing themselves and hating hereditary power as an insult to the reason and an outrage to the rights of men, are naturally offended at every public measure that does not appeal to the understanding and to the general interest of the community.
    James Madison (1751–1836)

    No one has ever seen a Republican mass meeting that was devoid of the perception of the ludicrous.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    I will not speak with disrespect of the Republican Party. I always speak with respect of the past.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)