Greenback party

nounU.S. History.
  1. a former political party, organized in 1874, opposed to the retirement or reduction of greenbacks and favoring their increase as the only paper currency.

Other words from Greenback party

  • Greenbacker, noun
  • Greenbackism, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Greenback Party

Greenback Party

  1. US history a political party formed after the Civil War advocating the use of fiat money and opposing the reduction of paper currency

Derived forms of Greenback Party

  • Greenbacker, noun
  • Greenbackism, noun

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