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Parnell

[ pahr-nel, pahr-nl ]
/ pɑrˈnɛl, ˈpɑr nl /
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noun
Charles Stewart, 1846–91, Irish political leader.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Parnell

Par·nell·ism, nounPar·nell·ite, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Parnell

Parnell
/ (ˈpɑːnəl, pɑːˈnɛl) /

noun
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 forms of Parnell

Parnellism, nounParnellite, noun, adjective
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