Jacobite

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Jacobite

1. Brit History an adherent of James II (1633--1701, king of England, Ireland, and, as James VII, of Scotland, 1685--88) after his overthrow in 1688, or of his descendants in their attempts to regain the throne
2. a member of the Monophysite Church of Syria, which became a schismatic church in 451 ad