Democratic Unionist Party

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Democratic Unionist Party

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a Northern Irish political party, founded by Ian Paisley in 1971, advocating the maintenance of union with the UK. Abbreviation: DUP
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Democratic Unionist Edwin Poots said: "There is considerable advancement."
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The Democratic Unionist leader said he has been told privately that the terror group is permanently out of business.

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