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[oh-kon-l] /oʊˈkɒn l/
Daniel, 1775–1847, Irish nationalist leader and orator. Unabridged
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  • The notable orators of that day were O'Connell and Brougham.

  • O'Connell, still intent on his first patient, shook his head.

    The Wonder J. D. Beresford
  • O'Connell wouldn't have told me anything if he had supposed for one moment I was going to repeat what he said.

    By Advice of Counsel Arthur Train
  • Disraeli challenged O'Connell's son, who failed to accept the challenge.

  • In a great many circles, Mr. Duffy could not be looked at with more wonder if he had recommended to cut off Mr. O'Connell's head.

    The Felon's Track Michael Doheny
British Dictionary definitions for O'Connell


Daniel. 1775–1847, Irish nationalist leader and orator, whose election to the British House of Commons (1828) forced the acceptance of Catholic emancipation (1829)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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