Definition of Liberal Unionist in English:

Liberal Unionist

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A member of a group of British Liberal MPs who left the party in 1886 because of Gladstone’s support for Irish Home Rule. Led by Joseph Chamberlain from 1891, they formed an alliance with the Conservative Party in Parliament, and merged officially with them in 1909 as the Conservative and Unionist Party.

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