Definition of Democratic party
1. Noun. The older of two major political parties in the United States.
Generic synonyms: Party, Political Party
Member holonyms: Democrat
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Literary usage of Democratic party
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1880)
"THE democratic party JUDGED BY ITS HISTORY. THE time is far distant when ... The democratic party of to-day is substantially the democratic party of 1860. ..."
2. Democracy and the Organization of Political Parties by Moisei Ostrogorski (1902)
"In the contingents of the democratic party formed under Jackson the ... By a selfish scheme of the Organization, the democratic party found itself all at ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"But the democratic party of New York also declare their settled conviction that the success of that conspiracy against the people's constitutional ..."
4. Governor Chamberlain's Administration in South Carolina: A Chapter of by Walter Allen (1888)
"Development of Diverse Opinions in the democratic party—Meeting and Address of the State Executive Committee of the democratic party in January, ..."
5. Party Organization and Machinery by Jesse Macy (1912)
"CHAPTER X democratic party ORGANIZATION IN PENNSYLVANIA AGAINST the powerful and successful Republican party of Pennsylvania is pitted the democratic party, ..."
6. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North (1914)
"The democratic party had failed The democratic party.—The for- with the tariff in 1894 and had been tunes of the democratic party dur- rent asunder on the ..."