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Fe•ni•an



Pronunciation: (fē'nē-un, fēn'yun), [key]
n.
1. a member of an Irish revolutionary organization founded in New York in 1858, which worked for the establishment of an independent Irish republic.
2. (in late Irish legends) a member of a group of warriors always ready to defend Ireland against its enemies.

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