government of the people, by the people, and for the people

Words from the Gettysburg Address of Abraham Lincoln, often quoted as a definition of democracy.


Nearby words

  1. government,
  2. government house,
  3. government issue,
  4. government man,
  5. government national mortgage association,
  6. government printing office,
  7. government-in-exile,
  8. governmental,
  9. governmentalism,
  10. governmentese

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