Girondist

noun
Gi·rond·ist | \-jə-ˈrän-dist, zhə-\

Definition of Girondist 

: a member of the moderate republican party in the French legislative assembly in 1791

First Known Use of Girondist

1795, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Girondist

French girondiste, from Gironde, a political party, from Gironde, department of France represented by its leaders

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