Or·ange·man (ôrĭnj-mən, ŏr-)
1. A member of a secret society founded in Northern Ireland in 1795 to maintain the political and religious ascendancy of Protestantism.
2. A Protestant Irishman.
[After William, Prince of Orange, later King William III of England, Scotland, and Ireland.]
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