parnellite







parnellite


noun

  1. Charles Stewart,1846–91, Irish political leader.

noun

  1. Charles Stewart. 1846–91, Irish nationalist, who led the Irish Home Rule movement in Parliament (1880–90) with a calculated policy of obstruction. Although Gladstone was converted to Home Rule (1886), Parnell’s career was ruined by the scandal over his adultery with Mrs O’Shea

n.in Irish history, 1881, adherent of the Irish Home Rule policy of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-1891) + -ite (1).

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