Tea Party

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In reference to the Boston Tea Party of 1773, when American colonists dumped tea into Boston Harbor to protest taxation without representation.

Noun[edit]

Tea Party (plural Tea Parties)

  1. Any of various independent, fiscally conservative political groups in the twenty-first-century United States.

Proper noun[edit]

the Tea Party

  1. Various independent, fiscally conservative political groups in the twenty-first-century United States, taken as a whole.

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