Translation of loyalist in Spanish:

loyalist

Pronunciation: /ˈlɔɪələst; ˈlɔɪəlɪst/

n

  • partidario, (masculine, feminine) del régimen Loyalist (in US history) colono leal a la corona británica durante la guerra de independencia (in N Ireland) unionista (mf) (in Spain) republicano, (m,f)
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    • In addition to the Loyalists fleeing the American Revolution, Canada became a sought-after destination for American farmers in search of cheaper land.
    • After the American Revolution, many British Loyalists settled in Canada.
    • The Auberge takes its name from the historic village of North Hatley, which was initially settled by British Loyalists after the American Declaration of Independence in 1776.

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