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Boulangism

[boo-lan-jiz-uh m]
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noun
  1. the doctrines of militarism and reprisals against Germany, advocated, especially in the 1880s, by the French general Boulanger.

Origin of Boulangism

1885–90; < French boulangisme. See G. E. J. M. Boulanger, -ism
Related formsBou·lan·gist, noun
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Historical Examples

  • The flight of General Boulanger was the death of Boulangism.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 7

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