from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- proper noun Ireland, historical (1920s) The Irish War of Independence and the resultant Civil War.
- proper noun Ireland, historical (Mid 1960s to late 1990s) The continued
violenceand terrorist, militaryand paramilitaryactivity in Northern Ireland.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word The Troubles.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.