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Labour party

noun
1.
a political party in Great Britain, formed in 1900 from various socialist and labor groups and taking its present name in 1906.
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  • No audible acquiescence has come from the ranks of the Labour party.

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  • There was no grumbling at this from the Labour party Government then in power.

  • In 1920, the Labour party tried its hand on a solution of the Irish problem.

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  • I dont in the least agree with most of the aims of what is known as the Labour party.

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British Dictionary definitions for Labour party

Labour Party

noun
1.
a British political party, formed in 1900 as an amalgam of various trade unions and socialist groups, generally supporting the interests of organized labour and advocating democratic socialism and social equality
2.
any similar party in any of various other countries
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