Definition of Loyalism

1. Noun. The property of being a loyalist. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loyalism

1. loyalty [n -S] - See also: loyalty

Lexicographical Neighbors of Loyalism

loxodont
loxodonts
loxodrome
loxodromes
loxodromic
loxodromics
loxodromism
loxodromy
loxoscelism
loxygen
loxygens
loy
loyal
loyaler
loyalest
loyalism (current term)
loyalisms
loyalist
loyalists
loyalization
loyalize
loyalized
loyalizes
loyalizing
loyall
loyaller
loyallest
loyally
loyalness
loyalties

Literary usage of Loyalism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Revolution by Sir George Otto Trevelyan (1908)
"... and who accordingly attached themselves to the party which had the least need of their services as soldiers.3 loyalism, all the province of New York ..."

2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"Revolutionary Politics in that City—loyalism and Whiggery in that State—Form of Government not necessarily in Question—Causes which led to Formation of ..."

3. Battle for Ulster: A Study of Internal Security by Tom F. Baldy (1997)
"loyalism (UNIONISM) Confronting this republican, primarily Catholic population that affirmed its nationalism and right to self- ..."

4. Sir Walter Scott's Tour in Ireland in 1825, Now First Fully Described by David James O'Donoghue (1905)
"CHAPTER II Scott makes up his mind to go to Ireland—His first plans—The start —On thc steamer — His views of Ireland and the Irish—Irish loyalism on ..."

5. The Works of Orestes A. Brownson by Orestes Augustus Brownson, Henry Francis Brownson (1885)
"The conditional loyalism of the extreme abolitionists, consisting of a few hundreds, at most of a few thousands of individuals, may be censurable, ..."

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