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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the adherents of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-91) in his advocacy of home rule for Ireland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of a political group, followers of Charles S. Parnell in his policy of home rule for Ireland; specifically, one of his supporters or adherents in the British House of Commons. They are almost exclusively members for Irish constituencies.
  • Pertaining to or supporting Parnellism; advocating or favoring the movement for home rule in Ireland led by Charles S. Parnell.

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