Orange Order

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



Its name is a tribute to the Dutch-born Protestant king William of Orange, who defeated the army of Catholic king James VII & II in the Williamite War in Ireland (1688–1691).

Proper noun[edit]

the Orange Order

  1. A Northern Ireland religious and political organisation, loyal to the British crown and with strong anti-Catholicism policies.

Derived terms[edit]