Definitions

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  • n. A member or supporter of the group which took power in the coup d'état during the month of Fructidor 1797.

Etymologies

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From Fructidor +‎ -ian, after French fructidorien.

Examples

  • Maret, the French envoy at Lille, whose counsels had ever been on the side of moderation, was abruptly replaced by a "Fructidorian"; and a decisive refusal was given to the English demand for the retention of Trinidad and the Cape, at the expense of Spain and the Batavian Republic respectively.

    The Life of Napoleon I (Volume 1 of 2)

  • It is obviously the clumsy fabrication of a Fructidorian, designed for

    The Life of Napoleon I (Volume 1 of 2)

  • It appears from the Fructidorian correspondence, which has been already given, that the majority of the Directory then looked upon a peace such as Bonaparte afterwards made as infamous.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • The constitutionals of 1791 and even declared royalists were welcomed back to France, and many of the Fructidorian exiles also returned. [

    The Life of Napoleon I (Volume 1 of 2)

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