Dem`o*crat"ic (?), a. [Gr. : cf. F. d'emocratique.]

1.

Pertaining to democracy; favoring democracy, or constructed upon the principle of government by the people.

2.

Relating to a political party so called.

3.

Befitting the common people; -- opposed to aristocratic.

The Democratic party, the name of one of the chief political parties in the United States.

 

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