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:

    I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King—my republican feelings and principles forbid it—the simplicity of our system of government forbids it.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)

    I feel a sincere wish indeed to see our government brought back to it’s republican principles, to see that kind of government firmly fixed, to which my whole life has been devoted. I hope we shall now see it so established, as that when I retire, it may be under full security that we are to continue free and happy.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    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)