a leader of the Irish Nationalist Party in the struggle to secure Home Rule by parliamentary means. Through the 1880s he was perhaps the most important ally of the greatest 19th-century Irish Nationalist, Charles Stewart Parnell; but after Parnell's involvement in a divorce case, Dillon repudiated him for reasons of political prudence.
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|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
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