Origin of legitimist
Examples from the Web for legitimist
A legitimist association, the Chevaliers of Fidelity, stirred about among these the republican affiliations.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
Your Legitimist Party especially would not hesitate to do so.The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville|Alexis De Tocqueville
Celebrated lawyer and Legitimist orator, member of the French Academy and several times deputy.Memoirs of the Duchesse De Dino|Duchesse De Dino
Schlaukopf exclaims: "It is the legitimist principle we are called on to defend!"
Macbeth appears as the defender of the legitimist prince, Lulach, against Duncan, a usurper.Alfred Tennyson|Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for legitimist
adjective Also: legitimistic
Word Origin and History for legitimist
1841, from French légitimiste, from légitime (see legitimate).