Irish Republican Army

Irish Republican Army
I′rish Repub′lican Ar′my
gov+mil an underground Irish nationalist organization founded to work for Irish independence from England: its Provisional wing, until the 1999 peace agreement, followed a policy of terrorism
Abbr.: IRA 2), I.R.A

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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