First International


noun

a socialistic organization (1864–76) formed to unite and promote the interests of workers throughout the world.Compare international(def 6).

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First International

noun

an association of socialists and labour leaders founded in London in 1864 and dissolved in Philadelphia in 1876Official name: International Workingmen's Association
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