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:

    Follow me if I advance
    Kill me if I retreat
    Avenge me if I die.
    Mary Matalin, U.S. Republican political advisor, author, and James Carville b. 1946, U.S. Democratic political advisor, author. All’s Fair: Love, War, and Running for President, epigraph (from a Vietnamese battle cry)

    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)

    The Republican party makes even its young men seem old; the Democratic Party makes even its old men seem young.
    Adlai Stevenson (1900–1965)