a form of government made up of a federal state with a constitution and self-governing subunits
The United States of America is a federal republic on the continent of North America.
Indeed in 1947 a group of academics at the University of Chicago drafted a constitution for “the federal republic of the World.”
Additional control over commodities being exported from the federal republic is exercised by the border customs authorities.
The remarkable variety of natural products and conditions of the states forming the federal republic are thus shown.
In spite of any bugaboo we shall remain a federal republic and a free people.
Washington and his compeers had no —— of a federal republic with constitutional bonds and limitations.
The form of government was then, as now, a federal republic, but the people had very little to do with it.
The second method will be exemplified in the federal republic of the United States.
Yet under the show of a limited monarchy the constitution was essentially a federal republic.
At first Castelar did his best to work with the other republican members of the first government of the federal republic.
"This federal republic is born a pigmy," wrote the Spanish ambassador to his royal master.