A political alliance of differing groups, typically one comprising minority peoples and other disadvantaged groups.
- Fine Gael has already indicated that it would be willing to negotiate a pact with Sinn Fein and that could result in a rainbow coalition involving Fine Gael, Labour, Sinn Fein and two others.
- The rainbow coalition of minorities had now turned against their erstwhile patron.
- What we lack is leadership, not a rainbow coalition.
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Syllabification: rain·bow co·a·li·tion
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