Definition of rainbow coalition in English:

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rainbow coalition


A political alliance of differing groups, typically one comprising minority peoples and other disadvantaged groups.
Example sentences
  • 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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