from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who favors political federation; specifically, one who advocates the establishment of a federal union among the parts of the British empire.


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  • In this way we will have a decentralized economy which will dispense with the State as we know it today and will be federationist in character....

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  • The first cabinet was led by Edmund Barton, ardent federationist and protectionist.

    1891, March-April 2001

  • While I have lived there under the autonomous government that rules it, I am an ardent federationist, and I believe that long ago we ought to have come into federation with this country.

    Story of Labrador Medical Mission 1921


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