Definition of Fianna Fáil in English:
Irish, from fianna 'band of warriors' (applied to the soldiers of Finn MacCool; compare with Fenian) and Fáil, genitive of Fál, an ancient name for Ireland. The phrase Fianna Fáil was used in 15th-century poetry in the neutral sense ‘people of Ireland’, but the founders of the political party interpreted it to mean ‘soldiers of destiny’.
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