Definition of Jacobitism in English:

Jacobitism

noun

  • See Jacobite

    • ‘He kept pictures of Oliver Cromwell among his collection of images of the kings and queens of England, and yet late in life was accused of Popery and Jacobitism.’
    • ‘According to MacKillop, Jacobitism has become a means to assuage Scotland's collective guilt about the Act of Union, in which the country's sovereignty was given up.’
    • ‘Military units raised by the Crown in the mid-18th century were not in sympathy with the Jacobitism that pervaded the majority of Highland clans.’
    • ‘When the rebels arrived in Manchester, a centre of Jacobitism, on 28 November there were public celebrations among avowed Jacobites and a small Manchester regiment was raised.’
    • ‘Eventually admiration for Jacobitism was adopted, along with tartan, by the Hanoverians themselves as part of a general nostalgia for the good old days.’

Pronunciation

Jacobitism

/ˈdʒakəˌbʌɪtɪz(ə)m/