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noun as in democracy

noun as in nation

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“I think engaged citizens are good for the republic,” he said.

Last night’s “presidential debate”—less debate than headache, and far from presidential—set a high-water mark for the division that threatens to drown this pandemic-wracked republic.

From Fortune

In the early years of the republic, the Senate overrepresented the slower-growing South, and many political battles were fought over the admission of new states that could shift the balance between North and South.

From Vox

It’s the only way to honor those we have lost, to uphold the ideals this country is supposed to rest on, and to build a stronger, fairer republic for everyone.

From Fortune

At times it appears they are trying to turn the United States into a banana republic or the next Belarus.

An examination of the complicated history of America and its movies in the Republic of Korea.

The Second Republic was also considered the another golden age for Korean Cinema.

To the Republic of Korea and United States military personnel stationed in the JSA, it is known as Propaganda Village.

Not so lucky are the editors and writers at The New Republic.

A hard look at campus rape statistics, the collapse of The New Republic and the day John Lennon died.

Gallinas, the noted slave factory on the west of Africa, purchased by the Liberian republic.

Enchanted with the golden period of the Grecian republic, I passed over the storms by which it had been agitated.

Recognition of the Philippine Republic as soon as the difficulties with America should be overcome.

Recognition of a Philippine Republic would have been in direct opposition to the spirit of the treaty of peace.

The time had been when the proclamation of a republic would have filled her soul with inexpressible joy.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to republic, such as: commonwealth, self-government, constitutional government, democratic state, and representative government.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.