Origin of plebiscite
Examples from the Web for plebiscite
The government in Kiev has denounced the plebiscite as a “criminal farce.”
And yet her call for a plebiscite smacks as much of political despair than a statesman's conviction.
As the day of the plebiscite approached, the Yugoslavs seemed to be more confident than the Austrians.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2|Henry Baerlein
The President of the Realm is alone entitled to institute a plebiscite concerning the budget, taxation, or payment of officials.
No plebiscite shall be held should the Reichstag accept the Bill demanded without amendment.
Should a plebiscite be held by popular initiation on a constitutional amendment, a majority of the electorate must be in favour.
Sure enough, there came the émeute of the plebiscite, as he had predicted, but it was suppressed.Memoirs|Charles Godfrey Leland
British Dictionary definitions for plebiscite
Derived Formsplebiscitary (pləˈbɪsɪtərɪ), adjective
Word Origin for plebiscite
Culture definitions for plebiscite
A vote of an entire nation or other large political unit on an issue of great importance. A plebiscite is not an election, for there are no candidates. Rather, people vote yes or no on a proposition.