noun Or·ange·man \ˈär-inj-mən, ˈär(-ə)nj-, ˈȯr-inj-, ˈȯr(-ə)nj-\

Definition of Orangeman

  1. 1 :  a member of a secret society organized in the north of Ireland in 1795 to defend the British sovereign and to support the Protestant religion

  2. 2 :  a Protestant Irishman especially of Ulster

Origin and Etymology of orangeman

William III of England, prince of Orange

First Known Use: 1796

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