In 1793 the city was the focus of the Girondist movement against the Convention.
Proscribed as a Girondist, Sept. 1793, he fled to Switzerland.
The Girondist party desired it in order to push men's minds to extremities.
He does not ask, like a Girondist, for the vote of a majority.
The Girondist party had fallen and the triumphant Jacobins had no use for an agent who had served the discredited faction.
The Girondins are struck down, but in the country follows a ferment of Girondist risings.
There were twenty-two illustrious men who were considered the leaders of the Girondist party.
Condorcet brought to the Girondist party a different kind of strength.
In the latter he became identified with the Girondist party, and shared their troubles.
Some of the Girondist deputies had escaped from Paris and attempted to gather an army in Normandy; but they failed, too.
1795, member of the moderate republican party of France, 1791-93, from Gironde, name of a deputy in southwestern France; the faction so called because its leaders were deputies elected from there.