Parnellite

adjective
Par·​nell·​ite | \ pärˈneˌlīt sometimes ˈpärnᵊlˌīt \

Definition of Parnellite

: of, relating to, or being an adherent of Parnell especially in his advocacy of home rule for Ireland during the latter part of the 19th century

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History and Etymology for Parnellite

from Charles Stewart Parnell †1891 Irish nationalist leader + English -ite

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“Parnellite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parnellite. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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