Parnell

[pahr-nel, pahr-nl]
Related formsPar·nell·ism, nounPar·nell·ite, noun
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  • Home Rule was comparatively a safe thing while Parnell lived.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • I was driving along in a car, and my driver shouted 'Parnell for ever!'

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • The fall of Parnell brought the clergy into striking prominence.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • Then you must remember what Parnell said about taking off his coat.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • But with the fall of Parnell his knowledge stopped abruptly.

    The Red Hand of Ulster

    George A. Birmingham


British Dictionary definitions for parnell

Parnell

noun
  1. Charles Stewart. 1846–91, Irish nationalist, who led the Irish Home Rule movement in Parliament (1880–90) with a calculated policy of obstruction. Although Gladstone was converted to Home Rule (1886), Parnell's career was ruined by the scandal over his adultery with Mrs O'Shea
Derived FormsParnellism, nounParnellite, noun, adjective
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