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Irish Republican Army

(Encyclopedia) Irish Republican Army (IRA), nationalist organization devoted to the integration of Ireland as a complete and independent unit. Organized by Michael Collins from remnants of rebel units ...

Republican party

(Encyclopedia) Republican party, American political party. Origins and Early Years The name was first used by Thomas Jefferson's party, later called the Democratic Republican party or, simp...

Republican

(Encyclopedia) Republican, river, c.420 mi (680 km) long, formed in S Nebr. by the junction of the North Fork and Arikaree rivers. It is joined by the South Fork at Benkelman and flows E across the rolling gr...

Grand Army of the Republic

(Encyclopedia) Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), organization established by Civil War veterans of the Union army and navy. Principal figures in the founding of the GAR were John A. Logan and Richard J...

army

(Encyclopedia) army, large armed land force, under regular military control, organization, and discipline. Ancient Armies Although armies existed in ancient Egypt, China, India, and Assyria...

Salvation Army

(Encyclopedia) Salvation Army, Protestant denomination and international nonsectarian Christian organization for evangelical and philanthropic work. Organization and Beliefs The Salvation A...

Irish language

(Encyclopedia) Irish language, also called Irish Gaelic and Erse, member of the Goidelic group of the Celtic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Celtic languages ). The history of Ir...

Irish moss

(Encyclopedia) Irish moss: see seaweed ; Rhodophyta .

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