Definition of Parnell, Charles Stewart in English:

Parnell, Charles Stewart

Syllabification: Par·nell, Charles Stewart
Pronunciation: /pärˈnel, ˈpärnl
 
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  • (1846–91), Irish nationalist leader. He became leader of the Irish Home Rule faction in 1880 and raised the profile of Irish affairs through obstructive parliamentary tactics.

Derivatives

Parnellite

Pronunciation: /-ˈnelīt/
adjective & noun
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  • The minority Parnellites and Healyites, seeking allies, were more responsive than the Dillonites, who believed coquetting with unionists would further weaken nationalist cohesion.
  • In addition, Parnellites often used the Decoration Day demonstrations as an additional occasion, apart from ‘Ivy Day,’ on which to decorate Parnell's grave and to celebrate his memory.
  • He led the Parnellites from 1891 and the entire party from 1900.

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