noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1877 adherence to the principles of political legitimacy or to a person claiming legitimacy • legitimist noun, often capitalizedlegitimist adjective

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  • legitimism — LEGITIMÍSM s.n. Teorie care proclamă drept principiu fundamental dreptul inalienabil la tron al dinastiilor legitime (răsturnate în urma unor evenimente sociale sau politice) şi puterea absolută a acestora. – Din germ. Legitimismus. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • Legitimism — Le*git i*mism ( m[i^]z m), n. The principles or plans of legitimists. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • legitimism — 1877, from Fr. légitimisme; see LEGITIMATE (Cf. legitimate) (adj.) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • legitimism — See legitimist. * * * …   Universalium

  • legitimism — noun support for the authority of a legitimate sovereign. Derivatives legitimist noun & adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • legitimism — le·git·i·mism …   English syllables

  • legitimism — n. adherence to a sovereign or pretender whose claim is based on direct descent (esp. in French and Spanish history). Derivatives: legitimist n. & adj. Etymology: F leacutegitimisme f. leacutegitime LEGITIMATE …   Useful english dictionary

  • legitimist — legitimism, n. /li jit euh mist/, n. 1. a supporter of legitimate authority, esp. of a claim to a throne based on direct descent. adj. 2. Also, legitimistic. of, pertaining to, or supporting legitimate authority. [1835 45; < L legitim(us) lawful… …   Universalium

  • Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …   Universalium

  • Islam — Islamic /is lam ik, lah mik, iz /, Islamitic /is leuh mit ik, iz /, adj. /is lahm , iz , is leuhm, iz /, n. 1. the religious faith of Muslims, based on the words and religious system founded by the prophet Muhammad and taught by the Koran, the… …   Universalium

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