Englishry


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Englishry

(ˈɪŋɡlɪʃrɪ)
n
1. people of English descent, esp in Ireland
2. the fact or condition of being an Englishman or Englishwoman, esp by birth
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Englishry

1. the state or condition of being English, especially by birth.
2. a population outside of England that is English or of English descent.
See also: England
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"Illegal large-scale construction works like "London", "Paris", "Rome", "Englishry" are underway beyond the area of Southern Highway," said MP Ulugbek Ormonov during the parliament committee meeting on March 4.
Gabriel Josipovici's recent kulturpessimismus polemic, What Ever Happened to Modernism?, condemns a buttoned-up Englishry that he sees as dreary and anecdotal, unable to distinguish between reality and l'effet de reel; one that has consistently misunderstood the modernist project.
Newman in Birmingham, whose direct experience of Ireland had been thirty years prior, showed a greater perspicacity at political analysis than Hopkins in Dublin, whose "Englishry" made him "spiritually a bird of passage" as a student remembered much later (Howley 503).
The only full-blown "fabrication" of the ceremony to feature in the folklore collections was carried on in the "Englishry" of Pembrokeshire until the early nineteenth century.
(16.) On the commitment to "Englishry" in New York's criminal law, see Moglen, supra note 12, at 170-209.