Definition of Good Friday agreement in US English:

Good Friday agreement


  • An agreement between the British and Irish governments and the main political parties of Northern Ireland, setting out proposals for the securing of peace in Northern Ireland, including provisions for the formation of new political assemblies and commitments regarding such issues as the release of prisoners and the decommissioning of the weapons of paramilitary organizations.


1990s; earliest use found in Press Journal (Vero Beach, Florida).