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3 definitions found
 for Jacobite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jacobite \Jac"o*bite\, prop. a.
     Of or pertaining to the Jacobites. Jacobitic

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jacobite \Jac"o*bite\, prop. n. [L. Jacobus James: cf. F.
     Jacobite. See 2d Jack.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. (Eng. Hist.) A partisan or adherent of James the Second,
        after his abdication, or of his descendants, an opposer of
        the revolution in 1688 in favor of William and Mary.
        --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Eccl.) One of the sect of Syrian Monophysites. The sect
        is named after Jacob Barad[ae]us, its leader in the sixth
        century.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Jacobite
      n 1: a supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a
           supporter of the Stuarts

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