noun see bourbon

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  • Bourbonism — Bour bon*ism, n. The principles of those adhering to the house of Bourbon; obstinate conservatism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bourbonism — ☆ Bourbonism [boor′bən iz΄əm ] n. [also b ] advocacy or support of conservative government, like that of the Bourbons; extreme political and social reaction …   English World dictionary

  • Bourbonism — Bourbonian /boor boh nee euhn/ or, occas., /berr /, Bourbonic /boor bon ik/ or, occas., /berr /, adj. Bourbonist, n. /boor beuh niz euhm/ or, occas., /berr /, n. 1. adherence to the ideas and system of government practiced by the Bourbons. 2.… …   Universalium

  • bourbonism — bour·bon·ism …   English syllables

  • Bourbonism — Bour•bon•ism [[t]ˈbʊər bəˌnɪz əm[/t]] or, occas., [[t]ˈbɜr [/t]] n. 1) why adherence to the social and political practices of the Bourbons 2) why extreme conservatism, esp. in politics • Etymology: 1875–80, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • bourbonism — ]bəˌnizəm noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized 1. : support of the Bourbons (sense 1) : legitimism 2. : adherence to the Bourbons (sense 2) * * * Bourbonian /boor boh nee euhn/ or, occas., /berr /, Bourbonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • bourbon — noun Etymology: Bourbon, seigniory in France Date: 1596 1. capitalized a member of a French family founded in 1272 to which belong the rulers of France from 1589 to 1793 and from 1814 to 1830, of Spain from 1700 to 1808, from 1814 to 1868, from… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Redeemers — For the marvel comics superhero group, see Redeemers (comics).The Redeemers were a political coalition in the Southern United States during the Reconstruction era, who sought to oust the Republican coalition of freedmen, carpetbaggers and… …   Wikipedia

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