Meaning of legitimist in English:


Pronunciation /lɪˈdʒɪtɪmɪst/

noun & adjective

See legitimism

‘His mother, always prone to periods of melancholy and depression, mourned the Old Regime and believed that the legitimists could reconquer France and restore both the royal line and true religion.’
  • ‘In the Academy of Rennes, legitimists attended certain Catholic schools.’