two-thirds rule

[ too-thurdz ]
/ ˈtuˌθɜrdz /

noun

a former rule in the Democratic Party, effective 1832–1936, requiring a vote of at least two thirds of its national convention delegates to nominate a presidential and vice-presidential candidate.

Nearby words

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  2. two-stroke cycle,
  3. two-suiter,
  4. two-tailed,
  5. two-tailed pasha,
  6. two-tier,
  7. two-time,
  8. two-time loser,
  9. two-toed anteater,
  10. two-toed sloth

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