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american protective association


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A secret organization in the United States, formed in Iowa in 1887, ostensibly for the protection of American institutions by keeping Roman Catholics out of public office. Abbrev. commonly to A. P .A.


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