Definition of Orangeman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Orangeman

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɒrɪndʒmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrɪndʒmən//
 
, NAmE//ˈɑːrɪndʒmən//
 
(pl. Orangemen
BrE BrE//ˈɒrɪndʒmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrɪndʒmən//
 
, NAmE//ˈɑːrɪndʒmən//
 
)
 
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a member of the Orange Order, a Protestant political organization that wants Northern Ireland to remain part of the United Kingdom Culture The Orangemen march through the streets every year on 12 July to celebrate the victory of the Protestant king William III of Britain, also known as William of Orange, over the Roman Catholic James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690. see also marching season