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Meaning of Orangeman by Wiktionary Dictionary

Orangeman


    Noun

    Orangeman ( plural: Orangemen )

    1. a member of the Orange Order, a Protestant society in Northern Ireland
    2. any Protestant Irishman


Explanation of Orangeman by Wordnet Dictionary

Orangeman


    Noun
    1. a member of a society founded in Ireland in 1795 to uphold Protestantism and the British sovereign



    Definition of Orangeman by GCIDE Dictionary

    Orangeman


    1. Orangeman n.; pl. -men One of a secret society, organized in the north of Ireland in 1795, the professed objects of which are the defense of the reigning sovereign of Great Britain, the support of the Protestant religion, the maintenance of the laws of the kingdom, etc.; -- so called in honor of William, Prince of Orange, who became William III. of England.