Unionist Un"ion*ist, n. 1. One who advocates or promotes union; especially a loyal supporter of a federal union, as that of the United States. [1913 Webster]

2. A member or supporter of a trades union. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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