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Red Tory

Syllabification: Red To·ry

Definition of Red Tory in English:

noun

(In Canada) a member of a political group who, while maintaining some conservative principles, supports many liberal and socialist policies.
Example sentences
  • On social issues, too, there is no enormous divide between right-leaning Liberals and Red Tories.
  • Whether you're NDP, Liberal, Green, a Red Tory, or an unaligned blogger with a progressive vision of Canada, you're welcome to join this group.
  • On the contrary, said Clark, the new party is dominated by former Canadian Alliance hard-liners, while most Red Tories from the former Progressive Conservatives have been relegated to the sidelines.

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