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- n. Plural form of urne.
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Thus we read not only of "offrande d'un repas aux urnes royales" but of
Mandy says (fr): je souhaite dire stop à ces politiciens qui ne pensent qu'à leurs gueules: Laissons les urnes s'exprimer.
Olympe de Gouges made a public plea for the king'ss life to be spared in 1792, and finally was accused of undermining the Republic when she published a broadsheet, Les Trois urnes, advocating a plebisscite to let the people decide between a Republican government, a federal government, and the monarchy. she was tried and sent to the Guillotine in 1793.