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Boston Tea Party a protest by colonial Americans against the British tax on imported tea in which colonists disguised as Indians boarded ships in Boston Harbor and dumped several hundred chests of tea overboard on the night of December 16, 1773.
Communist party a political party that supports communism.
Democratic Party one of the two major U.S. political parties.
Federalist party an early U.S. political party that favored adoption of the Constitution and a strong federal government.
house party the entertainment of guests overnight or for several days in a home, vacation residence, fraternity house, or the like.
labor party (sometimes cap.) a political party that advances the causes of labor or is controlled by labor unions.
Labour party a political party in Great Britain that supports the interests of labor and advocates social reforms.
party caucus a conference of persons belonging to the same political party, usually convened to nominate representatives or determine policy.
party line a telephone line shared by two or more subscribers. [2 definitions]
party man one who is loyal to a political party or who follows the party line.
party politics political practices intended to further the aims and interests of a political party, regardless of their effects on the public in general.
Progressive Party any of three short-lived U.S. political parties of the early and mid-twentieth century that advocated policies considered progressive or radical in their time.
Republican Party one of the two major political parties in the United States. The Republican Party was founded in 1854 as part of a movement against slavery.
search party a group of people organized to search for someone or something that is missing.
slumber party an overnight party, usu. for teen-aged girls, in which the participants stay up most of the night.
Social Democratic party a German political party based on the economic and political theories of Karl Marx. [2 definitions]
Socialist party any of several political parties that advocate socialism, often by democratic selection. [2 definitions]
tea party a small social gathering, usu. held in the late afternoon, at which tea and other refreshments are served.
third party a political party formed in dissension from or opposition to the major parties in a two-party system. [2 definitions]