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Barras

noun
  1. Paul François Jean Nicolas, Vicomte de Barras. 1755–1829, French revolutionary: member of the Directory (1795–99)
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Examples from the Web for barras

Historical Examples

  • Madame Barras had not taken the currency away as I imagined.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

    Melville Davisson Post

  • I fear that I was very much engrossed with the memory of Madame Barras.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

    Melville Davisson Post

  • I write to Barras to have him appointed consul to some Italian port.

    The Empress Josephine

    Louise Muhlbach

  • But as Bonaparte is victorious, then it must be Barras who appointed him!

    The Empress Josephine

    Louise Muhlbach

  • To Barras alone are the people indebted for this nomination!

    The Empress Josephine

    Louise Muhlbach


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