from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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

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

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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