Loyalist definition

loiə-lĭst
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A person who is loyal; esp., one who supports the country's established government during times of revolt.
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One who maintains loyalty to an established government, political party, or sovereign, especially during war or revolutionary change.
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In the American Revolution, a colonist who was loyal to the British government.
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In the Spanish Civil War, one who remained loyal to the Republic, opposing Franco's revolt.
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Of loyalists or Loyalists.
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One who supported the established government of Spain during the Spanish Civil War.
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A person who is loyal to a cause, generally used as a political affiliation.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
loyalist
Plural:
loyalists