Land League

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n.1.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.
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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It was first popularised, in the culture of non-violent resistance to injustice, in Ireland during the struggle against British colonial rule, when, in 1880, one Charles Boycott, the local agent of an absentee British landowner, was subjected to social ostracism organised by the Irish Land League in County Mayo, after he attempted to evict tenants from the land because they refused to pay exorbitant rents.
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Dyna roddodd fod i'r Mayo Land League, ac yn fuan wedyn, roedd yr Irish Land League wedi ei sefydlu gyda Davitt yn ysgrifennydd a Parnell yn llywydd.
Charles Parnell, of the Irish National Land League, made a speech demanding the following: "Shun him on the roadside.
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