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Green party

noun
1.
a liberal political party especially in Germany focusing on environmental issues.
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  • A Patrician and a Consul, so it was alleged, had truculently assaulted the Green party, and one man had lost his life in the fray.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • We therefore order you to assume the patronage of the Green party, which our father of glorious memory paid for.

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
British Dictionary definitions for Green party

Green Party

noun
1.
a political party whose policies are based on concern for the environment
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Contemporary definitions for Green party
noun

any environmentalist political party; also written [Green Party]

Word Origin

in 1972 the first green party was formed, the United Tasmania Group, and a US group has existed since 1973

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noun
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