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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Land League n. In Ireland, a combination of tenant farmers and other, organized, with Charles Stewart Parnell as president, in 1879 with a view to the reduction of farm rents and a reconstruction of the land laws. -- Land**lea*guer n. -- Land**lea*guism n.
    The Land League, of which Michael Davitt was the founder, originated in Mayo in August, and at a Dublin in October the organization was extended to all Ireland, with Parnell as president.    --Encyc. Brit.