Jacobitism
noun see Jacobite II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Jacobitism — Jac o*bit*ism , n. The principles of the Jacobites. Mason. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacobitism — noun Jacobitism was the political movement dedicated to the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England, Scotland, later the Kingdom of Great Britain, and the Kingdom of Ireland. The movement took its name from Jacobus, the Latin… …   Wiktionary

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  • Jacobitism — See Jacobitical. * * * …   Universalium

  • jacobitism — jaco·bit·ism …   English syllables

  • jacobitism — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌbīd.ˌizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Jacobite (I) + ism : the cause and activities of the English Jacobites …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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 uprising in Cornwall of 1715 — The Jacobite uprising in Cornwall of 1715 was the last uprising against The Crown to take place in the county of Cornwall. Background information to the eventOn August 1st 1714, Queen Anne had died and George, Elector of Hanover, the son of the… …   Wikipedia

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