Origin of Sinn Fein
Related formsSinn Feiner, nounSinn Feinism, noun
British Dictionary definitions for sinn fein
Derived FormsSinn Finer, nounSinn Finism, noun
Word Origin for Sinn Féin
Culture definitions for sinn fein
An Irish political party (in Gaelic it means “Ourselves Alone”) that has long combatted Great Britain's influence in Ireland and sought the unification of Northern Ireland with the Irish republic in the south; generally considered the political portion of the Irish Republican Army. One wing of it has engaged in terrorism.