Girondist
Girondist Gi*ron"dist, a. Of or pertaining to the Girondists. [Written also {Girondin}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Girondist — Gi*ron dist, n. [F. Girondiste.] A member of the moderate republican party formed in the French legislative assembly in 1791. The Girondists were so called because their leaders were deputies from the department of La Gironde. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Girondist — 1795, member of the moderate republican party of France, 1791 93, from Gironde, a deputy in southwestern France; the faction so called because its leaders were deputies elected from there …   Etymology dictionary

  • Girondist — [jə rän′dist] n. [so named because first led by deputies from Gironde] a member of a French political party (1791 93) that advocated moderate republican principles: it was suppressed by the Jacobins adj. designating or of this party …   English World dictionary

  • Girondist — The Girondists (in French Girondins , and sometimes Brissotins or Baguettes ) were a political faction in France within the Legislative Assembly and the National Convention during the French Revolution. The Girondists were a group of individuals… …   Wikipedia

  • Girondist — noun Etymology: French girondiste, from Gironde, a political party, from Gironde, department of France represented by its leaders Date: 1795 a member of the moderate republican party in the French legislative assembly in 1791 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Girondist — Die Girondisten (franz. Girondins) sind die Mitglieder einer Gruppe von Abgeordneten während der Französischen Revolution, die zum ersten Mal am 1. Oktober 1791 in der Gesetzgebenden Versammlung (Assemblée nationale législative) in Erscheinung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Girondist — Girondism, n. /jeuh ron dist/, n. 1. Fr. Hist. a member of a political party (1791 93) of moderate republicans whose leaders were deputies from the department of Gironde. adj. 2. of or pertaining to the Girondists. [1785 95; < F Girondiste. See… …   Universalium

  • Girondist — Gi|ron|dịst 〈[ ʒirɔ̃ ] m. 16〉 Anhänger der Gironde * * * Gi|ron|dist [ʒirõ dɪst ], der; en, en <meist Pl.> [nach dem frz. Departement Gironde, aus dem mehrere der Führer kamen]: Anhänger der Gironde, der Gruppe der gemäßigten Republikaner …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Girondist — Gi|ron|dịst 〈 [ʒirɔ̃ ] m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en〉 Anhänger der Gironde …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Girondist — Gi|ron|dist [ʒirõ dist] der; en, en <nach fr. girondin; <nach dem franz. Departement Gironde; vgl. ↑...ist> Anhänger der Gironde, des gemäßigten Flügels der Republikaner zur Zeit der Französischen Revolution …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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