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black and tans Explained

Black and Tans at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

the a British military force that was active in Ireland from 1918 to 1920, opposing the people who were fighting for independence//

Black and Tans at English (WD) Of Explained:

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* From the colours of their uniforms.


Inter: en-noun » -
  1. Royal Irish Constabulary Reserve Force, which was one of two paramilitary forces employed by the Royal Irish Constabulary from 1920 to 1921, to suppress revolution in Ireland.

    See also

    * black and tan (drink)

  • Tans