loyalist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"loyalist" in British English

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loyalistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlɔɪ.ə.lɪst/
a ​person or ​group that ​stronglysupports the ​government or ​ruler in ​power: The ​rebelforces have been ​repeatedlyattacked by loyalist ​troops.

Loyalistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlɔɪ.ə.lɪst/ specialized
in ​Northern Ireland, a ​person who ​believes that ​Northern Ireland should ​continue to be ​part of the UK
(Definition of loyalist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Loyalist" in American English

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Loyalistnoun [C]

 /ˈlɔɪ·ə·lɪst/
US history a ​person who ​supported the British ​government during the American ​Revolution: Tory
(Definition of Loyalist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “loyalist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 支持政府者, 保皇派…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支持政府者, 保皇派…
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