- Paul François Jean Nicolas, Vicomte de Barras. 1755–1829, French revolutionary: member of the Directory (1795–99)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Examples from the Web for barras
I fear that I was very much engrossed with the memory of Madame Barras.
Madame Barras had not taken the currency away as I imagined.
I write to Barras to have him appointed consul to some Italian port.
But as Bonaparte is victorious, then it must be Barras who appointed him!
To Barras alone are the people indebted for this nomination!