Girondist

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

Definition of Girondist

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

Origin and Etymology of girondist

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


First Known Use: 1795


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