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- n. the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
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The temporary government which was set up, in consequence of the February Revolution of 1848, conceived the curious idea of summoning the members of the Men of Letters Society to a meeting in the Palais Mazarin, for the purpose of eliciting from them an expression of opinion on the situation of literature and the best way to protect it.