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  • n. A member of a radical political faction in France during the French Revolution.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Girondists.
  • n. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of an important political party during the first French revolution.
  • Pertaining to a member of the Gironde or to the Gironde.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins

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