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[awr-in-jiz-uh m, or-]
  1. the principles and practices of the Orangemen.
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Origin of Orangeism

First recorded in 1815–25; Orange + -ism
Related formsOr·ange·ist, noun
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Examples from the Web for orangeism

Historical Examples

  • A further instance of the decline of rabid Orangeism might be cited.

    The Life Story of an Old Rebel

    John Denvir

  • The Orangeism which is an inherited hysteria will not yield to reason.

  • He taught them, as no one since, that Orangeism was merely a weapon of exploitation.

  • It may seem rude to say so, but Orangeism consists mainly of a settled hallucination and an annual brainstorm.

  • There is another kind of Orangeism, that which has begun to think, and the Orangeism that has begun to think is already converted.

British Dictionary definitions for orangeism


  1. the practices or principles of Orangemen, esp Protestant supremacy in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, or Canada
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