Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to the House of Bourbon.
  • adj. Having the Bourbons' obstinately conservative style of government.

Etymologies

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Bourbon +‎ -ic

Examples

  • Bourbonic sun was too hot for them; indeed, it is no wonder that he should believe that there was something dazzling about his person: he had half a million of eager testimonies to this idea.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • Bourbonic faction, but they happened to be honest traders with cases of coral and lava for the Paris market, and therefore they merely stood silent and aghast at the fatal news, with their eyes and mouths as wide open as possible.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • The same demonstrations would doubtless have been made by the Neapolitan passengers had they belonged to the Bourbonic faction, but they happened to be honest traders with cases of coral and lava for the Paris market, and therefore they merely stood silent and aghast at the fatal news, with their eyes and mouths as wide open as possible.

    Miscellaneous Prose

  • Siamese ambassadors, the courtiers began to shade their eyes and long for parasols, as if this Bourbonic sun was too hot for them; indeed, it is no wonder that he should believe that there was something dazzling about his person: he had half a million of eager testimonies to this idea.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • This news, everywhere spread abroad, produced a lively burst of national and Bourbonic feeling even where it was scarcely to be expected; at the states-general of the

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 5

  • Leonard wiped his nose behind his hat, like a well-bred orator, and, balancing himself upon his legs in a way not at all Bourbonic, he said:

    Gerfaut — Complete

  • 1714 - Barcelona surrenders to Spanish and French Bourbonic armies in the War of the Spanish Succession.

    Nothingandall

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