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Meaning of Second International

Sec'ond Interna'tional

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  1. an international association formed in 1889 in Paris, uniting socialistic groups or parties of various countries and holding international congresses from time to time: in 1923 it joined with the Vienna International to form the Labor and Socialist International. Cf.(def. 6).
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