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Republic Definition for Kids

By January 7, 2016Uncategorized, Vocabulary

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Republic is a word used to describe a state or nation that elects representatives to govern themselves.

“The United States is a republic because we vote every year on new representatives to go to Washington, D.C.”

Republican is an adjective used to describe a nation that elects representatives. It is also a name of a political party in the United States.

“Many nations have recently gotten rid of their dictator leaders and are thinking of adopting a republican form of government.”