Jacobite

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Latin Jacobus, James

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Jacobite (plural Jacobites)

  1. A supporter of the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England and Scotland in the late 17th century
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Macaulay to this entry?)
  2. (religion) One of the sect of Syrian Monophysites led by Jacob Baradaeus in the sixth century.

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