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noun
  1. A conservative, reactionary faction that is unwilling to accept new ideas
Orange Tweet Definition of Orange Like Definition of Orange on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in France.
  2. The name of the Dutch Royal House.
  3. Prince or Princess of Orange. Title of the first-born to the Dutch Royal House.
adjective
  1. Relating to the Orange Order.
Orangeman Tweet Definition of Orangeman Like Definition of Orangeman on Facebook
noun
  1. a member of the Orange Order, a Protestant society in Northern Ireland
  2. any Protestant Irishman
oriflamme Tweet Definition of oriflamme Like Definition of oriflamme on Facebook
noun
  1. (context, historic) The red silk banner of w:Denis, St Denis, which the abbot of St Denis gave to French kings as they rode to war.
  2. (figurative) Any banner, idea or principle which serves as a rallying point for those involved in a struggle.
  • 1963, Please remember that the vocabulary of our readers isn"t very extensive, so don"t go using words like "" or "inelectable". " Anthony Burgess, Inside Mr Enderby
Ottoman Tweet Definition of Ottoman Like Definition of Ottoman on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Ottoman Empire)
  1. An Islamic clan occupying present Turkey until 1924.
  2. A Turk
adjective
  1. Of the Islamic empire of Turkey
Ottoman Empire Tweet Definition of Ottoman Empire Like Definition of Ottoman Empire on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A large Turkish sultanate centered on modern Turkey; founded in the 13th century, it lasted until the end of World War I.

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