Democrat Dem"o*crat (d[e^]m"[-o]*kr[a^]t), n. [Cf. F. d['e]mocrate.] 1. One who is an adherent or advocate of democracy, or government by the people. [1913 Webster]

Whatever they call him, what care I, Aristocrat, democrat, autocrat. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. [capitalized] A member of the Democratic party. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

3. A large light uncovered wagon with two or more seats. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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