Definition of young England in English:

young England

noun

  • 1Young English people collectively.

  • 2With 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". Now historical.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

young England

/ˌjʌŋ ˈɪŋɡlənd/