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Primrose League Line breaks: Prim|rose League

Definition of Primrose League in English:

A political association, formed in memory of Benjamin Disraeli (whose favourite flower was reputedly the primrose) in 1883, to promote and sustain the principles of Conservatism as represented by him.

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