Can we please have a non-biased definition?
A member of the Orange Order. A men's society centred around protestantism and the union of Northern Ireland
and the rest of the United Kingdom. Also remembers the Battle of the Boyne
in 1690, where William of Orange (hence the name) defeated James II. Has been critcized with having anti-Catholic
There has also been great contreversy over marching rights. The Order claims that they can march on their traditional marching routes, though certain Catholic-dominated streets have complained due to the Order's (alledged) history of Catholic-Baiting.
Orangemen during their parades are known to wear old Victorian style suits with bowler hats and orange sashes.
John is an Orangeman.