a supporter of the claims of Don Carlos of Spain or of his successors to the Spanish throne.
a partisan of Charles X of France, and of the elder branch of the Bourbons.
- Carlism, noun
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How to use Carlist in a sentence
The truth about the Carlist pretension is so little known in England that it may be well to state it.Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
To allow the heiress to the Crown to marry a Carlist seemed the surest way to reopen civil war, and upset the dynasty once more.Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
Then he came from the same stock, for his father was a Carlist, and his grandfather before him.The Fourth Estate, vol.1 | Armando Palacio Valds
Toledo was a Carlist Colonel who had refused amnesty, and had declined to recognize the reigning dynasty!The Enemies of Women | Vicente Blasco Ibez
In order to tease him and make him mad they recalled the enthusiasm of the Carlist party in Spain for Germany.The Enemies of Women | Vicente Blasco Ibez
British Dictionary definitions for Carlist
(in Spain) a supporter of Don Carlos or his descendants as the rightful kings of Spain
(in France) a supporter of Charles X or his descendants
- Carlism, noun
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