Definition of Sinn Féin
1. Noun. An Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army.
Generic synonyms: Political Movement
Definition of Sinn Féin
1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Sinn Fein) ¹
2. Proper noun. An Irish political party committed to the reunification of Ireland. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Sinn Féin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Nationalists are anxious for peace, according to Mr. Arthur Griffith, the political thinker of genius who edits Sinn Fein, the party ..."
2. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1919)
"Ireland—Sinn Fein Ireland—armed itself, as Ulster had armed itself in the days preceding the war; and the Government, which had watched the Carson rebellion ..."
3. The Irish Issue in Its American Aspect: A Contribution to the Settlement of by Shane Leslie (1917)
"Sinn Fein is still a stumbling-block to philologists as well as to politicians. ... Trusts and tariffs are Sinn Fein applied to the industrial world. ..."
4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Spec 119: 438-9 О 27 '17 Real American view of the Irish question Spec 122:554-5 My 3 '19 United States and ourselves. Spec 122:753-4 Je 14 '19 Sinn Fein ..."
5. The New York Times Current History (1918)
"Arrest of Irish Plotters Sixty-nine Sinn Fein Members Imprisoned for Treasonable Relations With the Enemy CURRENT HISTORY MAGAZINE for June contained a ..."
6. The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century ; The Four Georges, Etc. by William Makepeace Thackeray, Felix Isman, Morris Edmund Speare, Lloyd R. Morris, George Simpson Marr (1917)
"HOME RULE, SINN FEIN, THE IRISH VOLUNTEERS, THE REBELLION THE two chief movements for social and economic reform in Ireland, the Gaelic League and the Irish ..."
7. The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg (1920)
"On the other hand, the government's measures invested the rebellion's leaders with a halo of martyrdom and made the name Sinn Fein one to conjure with from ..."