Definition of Scottish Nationalist Party in English:

Scottish Nationalist Party


(also Scottish Nationalist party)
  • (In early use) a political party formed in 1928 by the Glasgow University Scottish Nationalist Association to campaign for independence for Scotland; (now) = "Scottish National Party".

    The official name for the earlier party was the National Party of Scotland. This party merged with the Scottish Party in 1934 to become the modern Scottish National Party.


1920s; earliest use found in The Observer. Compare earlier Scottish National Party.