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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Etymology* From the colours of their uniforms.
NounInter: en-noun » -
- 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)