Orangeman



[awr-inj-muh n, or-] /ˈɔr ɪndʒ mən, ˈɒr-/

noun, plural Orangemen.
1.
a member of a secret society formed in the north of Ireland in 1795, having as its object the maintenance and political ascendancy of Protestantism.
2.
a Protestant of Northern Ireland.
/ˈɒrɪndʒmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a member of a society founded in Ireland (1795) to uphold the Protestant religion, the Protestant dynasty, and the Protestant constitution. Orange Lodges have since spread to many parts of the former British Empire

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