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(Historical Terms) the unsuccessful conspiracy to blow up James I and Parliament at Westminster on Nov 5, 1605. See also Guy Fawkes Day
an unsuccessful plot to blow up King James I and the members of Parliament, November 5, 1605, in revenge for the laws against Roman Catholics. Compare Guy Fawkes Day.
1605 A Catholic conspiracy to blow up James I at the opening of Parliament.