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

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 6 Oct. 2022.

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