- an advocate of federalism.
- (initial capital letter) U.S. History. a member or supporter of the Federalist party.
- Also fed·er·al·is·tic. of federalism or the Federalists.
Origin of federalist
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In the Fundamentals one could clearly discern Palacks ideas of federalistic Austria.
- a supporter or member of the Federalist party
- characteristic of the Federalists
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Word Origin and History for federalistic
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