Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An Irish political and cultural society founded about 1905 to promote political and economic independence from England, unification of Ireland, and a renewal of Irish culture. It now constitutes the political branch of the Irish Republican Army.

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  • proper n. An Irish political party committed to the reunification of Ireland.

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  • n. an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Irish Gaelic sinn féin : sinn, we (from Middle Irish, from Old Irish) + féin, self (from Middle Irish, from Old Irish; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots).

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Irish Sinn Féin ("(we) ourselves")

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