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A political party in the United States that was opposed to the Federalist Party and was founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1792 and dissolved in 1828.
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(Historical Terms) US history the antifederalist party originally led by Thomas Jefferson, which developed into the modern Democratic Party
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a U.S. political party opposed to the Federalist Party, founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1792.
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|Noun||1.||Democratic-Republican Party - a former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; opposed the old Federalist party; favored a strict interpretation of the constitution in order to limit the powers of the federal government|
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