Tuesday, November 08, 2011
plebiscite noun [PLEB-uh-sahyt] A direct vote of the qualified voters of a state in regard to some important public question.
Definitions for plebiscite
- A direct vote of the qualified voters of a state in regard to some important public question.
- The vote by which the people of a political unit determine autonomy or affiliation with another country.
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Citations for plebiscite
How many of these were there? Not enough to put the verdict of the plebiscite in doubt, anyway.
It was he who devised the plebiscite and the governmental machinery for making plebiscites yield the desired results — ninety-eight percent of the votes in favor of tyranny, two percent against.