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Definition of Usurper

Usurper
Usurper U*surp"er, n. One who usurps; especially, one who seizes illegally on sovereign power; as, the usurper of a throne, of power, or of the rights of a patron. A crown will not want pretenders to claim it, not usurpers, if their power serves them, to possess it. --South.

Meaning of Usurper from wikipedia

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