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  • proper n. The official name of France, the European country.


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  • The French Republic was the first to declare itself a republic – one and indivisible – creating the paradigm of all modern states.

    Archive 2008-01-27

  • One of the most memorable and striking things done by the French Republic is the building of a vast colonial empire, giving access to undeveloped, sometimes, as in Dahomey, barbaric and sanguinary races, still indulging in human sacrifices.

    Washington and the French. III. V

  • And it has been, especially of late, maintained by great political writers in all countries, that the repeated failure of what is called the French Republic is mainly to be ascribed to its not having a second chamber.

    On the Principles of His Party

  • We, as Frenchmen, have not to consider the interests of Poland alone; we have to consider the universality of that European policy which corresponds to all the horizons of France and all those interests of liberty of which the French Republic is the second outbreak, and we trust the most glorious and the last, in Europe.

    To a Deputation of Poles

  • "Bah! an ex-president of the French Republic was a direct descendant of one of the Irish kings," he said, seriously.

    The Waif of the "Cynthia"

  • France, officially the French Republic is a member state of the European Union located in its western region, with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents. - Business News

  • The French Republic is a democracy that is organized as a unitary semi-presidential republic.

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  • The day on which I figned a treaty of peace with the French Republic was the mofl: glorious of my life, and the day on which the intelligence arrived at Tufcany, the fignal of univerfal joy.

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  • At the time, I reacted by writing an op-ed entitled "I accuse" modeled, of course, on Emile Zola's famous letter to the President of the French Republic.

    Carlo Strenger: Orthodox Anti-Semitism Directed At Israel's Liberals

  • Scrambling, they incorporated various pieces of the French Republic and other western governing systems and brought them into their various dictatorships and new monarchies.

    Yursil Kidwai: Blasphemy and 'Sharia' Laws: Legitimizing Corruption and Cognitive Dissonance in Muslim Lands


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