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Lilliburlero

Line breaks: Lil¦li|bur|lero
Pronunciation: /ˌlɪlɪbəˈlɛːrəʊ
 
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Definition of Lilliburlero in English:

A song ridiculing the Irish, popular at the end of the 17th century. With different words the song has remained associated with the Orange Party, as ‘Protestant Boys’.

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