Jacobite
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin Jacobita, from Jacobus Baradaeus (Jacob Baradai) died 578 Syrian monk Date: 15th century a member of any of various Monophysite Eastern churches; especially a member of the Monophysite Syrian church II. noun Etymology: Jacobus (James II) Date: 1689 a partisan of James II of England or of the Stuarts after the revolution of 1688 • Jacobitical adjectiveJacobitism noun

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  • jacobite — ● jacobite adjectif et nom (anglais jacobite, du latin Jacobus, Jacques) Se dit d un membre du parti légitimiste anglais qui soutint, après la révolution de 1688, la cause de Jacques II contre Guillaume de Nassau, puis celle des Stuarts contre la …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Jacobite — may refer to: *Christianity related to Jacob Baradaeus, a 6th century Monophysite bishop. **Jacobite Syrian Christian Church, commonly called Malankara Syriac Orthodox Church, the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church **Syriac… …   Wikipedia

  • Jacobite — Jac o*bite, prop. n. [L. Jacobus James: cf. F. Jacobite. See 2d {Jack}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Eng. Hist.) A partisan or adherent of James the Second, after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of the revolution in 1688 in favor of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacobite — Jac o*bite, prop. a. Of or pertaining to the Jacobites …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacobite — ► NOUN ▪ a supporter of the deposed James II and his descendants in their claim to the British throne after the Revolution of 1688. DERIVATIVES Jacobitism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Jacobite — [jak′ə bīt΄] n. [< LL(Ec) Jacobus: see JACK] a supporter of James II of England after his abdication, or of the claims of his son or his son s descendants to the throne Jacobitic [jak′əbit′ik] adj. Jacobitical …   English World dictionary

  • Jacobite — Jacobitic /jak euh bit ik/, Jacobitical, adj. Jacobitism, n. /jak euh buyt /, n. 1. a partisan or adherent of James II of England after his overthrow (1688), or of the Stuarts. 2. a member of the Syrian Monophysitic church, which was founded in… …   Universalium

  • Jacobite — UK [ˈdʒækəbaɪt] / US [ˈdʒækəˌbaɪt] noun [countable] Word forms Jacobite : singular Jacobite plural Jacobites 1) someone who wanted James II or his descendants to rule Britain after he was removed from power in 1688 2) a member of an ancient… …   English dictionary

  • Jacobite — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Un jacobite peut être: un adepte du jacobitisme un membre de l Église syriaque orthodoxe Les Jacobites sont aussi une des tribus du Livre de Mormon… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • jacobite — (ja ko bi t ) s. m. et f. 1°   Nom d une secte chrétienne qui n admettait qu une nature en Jésus Christ, et qui eut pour chef Jacob Zanzale, évêque d Édesse, mort en 178. 2°   S. m. et f. Celui, celle qui tint le parti de Jacques II d Angleterre… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Jacobite — Jac|o|bite [ˈdʒækəbaıt] n someone in the 17th or 18th centuries who supported King James II of England and wanted one of his ↑descendants to rule England >Jacobite adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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