[ foil, fahyl ]
/ fɔɪl, faɪl /
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a political party in Ireland, organized in 1927 by Eamon De Valera, that was one of the leading parties in the establishment of the Irish republic.
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Origin of Fianna Fáil
<Irish: Fenians of Ireland
Words nearby Fianna Fáil
Fianarantsoa, fiancé, fiancée, fianchetto, Fianna, Fianna Fáil, fiasco, fiat, fiat justitia, ruat caelum, fiat lux, fiat money
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British Dictionary definitions for Fianna Fáil
/ (ˈfɪənə ˈfɑːl) /
one of the major Irish political parties, founded by de Valera in 1926 as a republican party
Word Origin for Fianna Fáil
from Irish Gaelic Fianna warriors + Fáil of Ireland, from Fál an ancient and poetic name for Ireland
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