Pride's Purge

Pride's Purge

noun English History.
the forceful exclusion from the House of Commons, carried out by Col. Thomas Pride in December 1648, of about 100 members who favored compromise with the Royalist party.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pride's purge
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: pride upon
Next Definition: pride-china
Words Near: pride's purge
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for pride's purge
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing pride's purge
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature