Parnell

[ pahr-nel, pahr-nl ]
/ pɑrˈnɛl, ˈpɑr nl /

noun

Charles Stewart,1846–91, Irish political leader.

Related forms

Par·nell·ism, nounPar·nell·ite, noun
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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

Parnellism, nounParnellite, noun, adjective
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