girondist


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Girondist \Gi*ron"dist\, n. [F. Girondiste.]
   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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Girondist \Gi*ron"dist\, a.
   Of or pertaining to the Girondists. [Written also
   Girondin.]
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