Meaning of young England in English:

young England


  • 1Young English people collectively.

  • 2historical With capital initial. A group of young, chiefly aristocratic Tory politicians active especially in the 1840s, advocating the preservation of the established Church and social hierarchy, whilst promoting religious toleration and a philanthropic paternalism towards industrial workers by the landed aristocracy. Compare "Tory democracy".


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The New Monthly Magazine. From young + England.


young England

/ˌjʌŋ ˈɪŋɡlənd/