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Barnave

noun
  1. Antoine Pierre . 1761–93, French revolutionary. A prominent member of the National Assembly, he was executed for his royalist sympathies
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Historical Examples

  • By the spring of 1791 Barnave followed his predecessors into disfavour.

    Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)

    John Morley

  • Barnave from that day saw that his laurel crown had gone to Robespierre.

  • On the other hand, the action of Montmorin extended to Barnave.

    Lectures on the French Revolution

    John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

  • Barnave is interesting only as referred to by Gautier; and so on.

  • Ption and Barnave, were waiting to take the direction of the cortege.

    Old and New Paris, v. 1

    Henry Sutherland Edwards


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