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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jacobinism \Jac"o*bin*ism\, n. [Cf. F. Jacobinisme.] The principles of the Jacobins; violent and factious opposition to legitimate government. [1913 Webster] Under this new stimulus, Burn's previous Jacobitism passed towards the opposite, but not very distant, extreme of Jacobinism. --J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster]