Definition of Irish republican army

1. Noun. A militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland.




Definition of Irish republican army

1. Proper noun. Any of several Irish guerrilla or terrorist organisations fighting British rule in Ireland (later Northern Ireland) since the early 20th century. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irish Republican Army

Iris pallida
Iris persica
Iris pseudacorus
Iris tingitana
Iris verna
Iris versicolor
Iris virginica
Iris xiphioides
Iris xiphium
Irish
IrishE
Irish English
Irish Free State
Irish Gaelic
Irish National Liberation Army
Irish Republican Army
Irish Sea
Irish Sign Language
Irish Wolfhound
Irish Wolfhounds
Irish bull
Irish burgoo
Irish capital
Irish coffee
Irish coffees
Irish confetti
Irish cream
Irish flute
Irish flutes
Irish gorse

Literary usage of Irish republican army

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. To Serve Without Favor: Policing, Human Rights, and Accountability in by Julia Hall (1997)
"The irish republican army (IRA): Punishment Shootings and Assaults Mary Osborne, manager of the West Belfast Parent Youth Support Group on the Falls Road, ..."

2. Technology Against Terrorism: Structuring Security (1994)
"... most active European groups is the Provisional irish republican army (PERA), also known as the Proves, an offshoot of the irish republican army (ERA). ..."

3. Terrorist Group Profiles (1993)
"Provisional irish republican army (PIRA) Date Formed 1970. ... In 1969, the dormant irish republican army split into two wings — Official (OIRA) and ..."

4. King's Complete History of the World War ...: 1914-1918. Europe's War with by William C. King (1922)
"Boycott Against the Constabulary The irish republican army, on June 13th, proclaimed a general boycott against the British Constabulary throughout Country ..."

5. Battle for Ulster: A Study of Internal Security by Tom F. Baldy (1997)
"The modern republican struggle was born. By 1919, Michael Collins had formed the irish republican army and begun a classic guerrilla campaign ..."

6. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1873)
"Is there an irish republican army?" he asked, " I never heard of it." " But you've heard of the Fenian Brotherhood, haven't you ? ..."

7. To Serve Without Favor: Policing, Human Rights, and Accountability in by Julia Hall (1997)
"The irish republican army (IRA): Punishment Shootings and Assaults Mary Osborne, manager of the West Belfast Parent Youth Support Group on the Falls Road, ..."

8. Technology Against Terrorism: Structuring Security (1994)
"... most active European groups is the Provisional irish republican army (PERA), also known as the Proves, an offshoot of the irish republican army (ERA). ..."

9. Terrorist Group Profiles (1993)
"Provisional irish republican army (PIRA) Date Formed 1970. ... In 1969, the dormant irish republican army split into two wings — Official (OIRA) and ..."

10. King's Complete History of the World War ...: 1914-1918. Europe's War with by William C. King (1922)
"Boycott Against the Constabulary The irish republican army, on June 13th, proclaimed a general boycott against the British Constabulary throughout Country ..."

11. Battle for Ulster: A Study of Internal Security by Tom F. Baldy (1997)
"The modern republican struggle was born. By 1919, Michael Collins had formed the irish republican army and begun a classic guerrilla campaign ..."

12. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1873)
"Is there an irish republican army?" he asked, " I never heard of it." " But you've heard of the Fenian Brotherhood, haven't you ? ..."

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