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FENIAN Definition & Legal Meaning

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A champion, hero, giant. This word, in the plural, is generally used tosignify invaders or foreign spoilers. The modern meaning of “fenian” is a member of anorganization of persons of Irish birth, resident in tbe United States, Canada, andelsewhere, having for its aim the overthrow of English rule in Ireland. Webster, (Supp.)


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