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Liberal Unionist

noun
  1. a Liberal who opposed Gladstone's policy of Irish Home Rule in 1886 and after
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Derived FormsLiberal Unionism, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Compact or no compact, his claim upon the Liberal-Unionist vote was strong.

    Lord Randolph Churchill

    Winston Spencer Churchill

  • Their votes had contributed four-fifths of the poll of all the Liberal-Unionist members in the city.

    Lord Randolph Churchill

    Winston Spencer Churchill

  • The one important new development concerned the Liberal-Unionist organization.