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Liberal party

noun
1.
a political party in Great Britain, formed about 1830 as a fusion of Whigs and Radicals and constituting one of the dominant British parties in the 19th and early part of the 20th centuries.
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  • This was regarded as the bugle-call to the Liberal party for the coming battle.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • Mr. Gladstone was hailed everywhere as the leader of the Liberal party.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • The Liberal party appears to be vanquished in the sphere of economics.

  • Suppose you get bored with me—as you have with the Liberal party?

    The Coryston Family Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The Liberal party had been regretting their loss of opportunity in 1870.

    A Short History of Spain Mary Platt Parmele
British Dictionary definitions for Liberal party

Liberal Party

noun
1.
one of the former major political parties in Britain; in 1988 merged with the Social Democratic Party to form the Social and Liberal Democrats; renamed the Liberal Democrats in 1989
2.
one of the major political parties in Australia, a conservative party, generally opposed to the Labor Party
3.
one of the major political parties in Canada, generally representing viewpoints between those of the Progressive Conservative Party and the New Democratic Party
4.
any other party supporting liberal policies
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