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Fenian /ˈfiːnɪən/ n
  1. (formerly) a member of an Irish revolutionary organization founded in the US in the 19th century to fight for an independent Ireland
  1. of or relating to the Fenians
Etymology: 19th Century: from Irish Gaelic fēinne, plural of fian band of warriors

ˈFenianism n

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