Democratic-Republican Party

[ dem-uh-krat-ik-ri-puhb-li-kuhn pahr-tee ]

nounU.S. History.
  1. a political party opposed to the Federalist party and advocating states’ rights, active from the 1790s to the 1820s.

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Democratic-Republican Party

  1. US history the antifederalist party originally led by Thomas Jefferson, which developed into the modern Democratic Party

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