Definition: Republic

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  1. A state where sovereignty rests with the people or their representatives, rather than with a monarch or emperor; a country with no monarchy.
    The U.S.A. is a republic; Great Britain is technically a monarchy.
  2. One of the subdivisions constituting Russia. See oblast.
    The Republic of Udmurtia is west of the Permian Oblast.


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