Land League
Land League Land League n. In Ireland, a combination of tenant farmers and other, organized, with Charles Stewart Parnell as president, in 1879 with a view to the reduction of farm rents and a reconstruction of the land laws. -- {Land"*lea`guer}, n. -- {Land"*lea`guism}, n.

The Land League, of which Michael Davitt was the founder, originated in Mayo in August, and at a Dublin in October the organization was extended to all Ireland, with Parnell as president. --Encyc. Brit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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