Definition of Protestant ascendancy in English:

Protestant ascendancy

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noun

historical
1The domination of the Anglo-Irish Protestant minority in Ireland, especially in the 18th and 19th centuries.
1.1The members of the landed aristocracy comprising the Anglo-Irish Protestant minority in Ireland.

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