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Sinn Féin

/ˈʃɪn ˈfeːn/
noun
1.
an Irish republican political movement founded about 1905 and linked to the revolutionary Irish Republican Army: divided into a Provisional and an Official movement since a similar split in the IRA in late 1969
Derived Forms
Sinn Féiner, noun
Sinn Féinism, noun
Word Origin
C20: from Irish: we ourselves
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  • The egoism of sinn féin determines the Irish attitude towards the war.

    The Sacred Egoism of Sinn Fein Gnathai Gan Iarraidh
  • Mr. Lysaght in his first address to the Convention had pressed upon us the view that sinn féin could be won.

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