Parnellite

adjective

Par·​nell·​ite
pärˈneˌlīt sometimes ˈpärnᵊlˌīt
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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 19 May. 2024.

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