The Collaborative International Dictionary
Land League \Land League\ n. 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. -- Land"*lea`guer, n. -- Land"*lea`guism, n.
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.