Sinn Fein (shĭn fān, fĕĭn)
An Irish political and cultural society founded about 1905 to promote political and economic independence from England, unification of Ireland, and a renewal of Irish culture. It now constitutes the political branch of the Irish Republican Army.
[Irish Gaelic sinn féin : sinn, we (from Middle Irish, from Old Irish) + féin, self (from Middle Irish, from Old Irish; see s(w)e- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
Sinn Feiner n.
Sinn′ Feinism n.
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