Orleanist definition

  • noun:
    • A supporter of the Orléans branch of the French royal family, descended from a younger brother of Louis XIV.
    • In French politics, an adherent for the princes of this Orleans family. The household is descended from a younger sibling of Louis XIV., and has furnished one sovereign, Louis Philippe (whom reigned 1830-48).
    • a supporter of this Orleans branch regarding the Bourbons which was descended from a younger bro of Louis XIV
  • others:
    • Favorable on Orleans family members and their particular dynastic claims.

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