from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The second month in the calendar adopted by the first French republic, beginning October 22d and ending November 20th (1793).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The second month of the calendar adopted by the first French republic. It began thirty days after the autumnal equinox. See
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- noun second month of the Revolutionary calendar (October and November); the month of mist
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This letter is the only specific reference to medals in Napoleon's official correspondence before 18 brumaire.
Letters of de Sades on the sacking of his house near Apt, with supporting document and proofs of his civism; among others a petition drawn up by him in the name of the Pique section and read at the Convention year II. brumaire 25.
The French Revolution - Volume 2 Hippolyte Taine 1860
But the 18th brumaire was almost as much a civil as a military revolution.
All the educated classes supported the 18th brumaire; all the educated classes repudiate the 2nd of December.
'The 18th brumaire was nearer to this -- for that ended, as this has begun, in a military tyranny.
II.] [Footnote 3148: Rocquain, "État de la France au 18 brumaire," pp. 33,
The Modern Regime, Volume 1 Hippolyte Taine 1860