Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Jaurès

[zhaw-res]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. Jean Lé·on [zhahn ley-awn] /ʒɑ̃ leɪˈɔ̃/, 1859–1914, French socialist and writer.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for jaures

Historical Examples

  • Sometimes he would mention Jaures and other socialistic orators.

    The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

    Vicente Blasco Ibanez

  • Within a month Jaures was shot and Socialists the world over became blood-blinded.

    The Sequel

    George A. Taylor

  • This is quite a different position from that taken by Lafargue in his fight with Jaures.

  • Jaures had just been shot, the syndicalists were wrecking German milk shops, and at night the streets had noisy mobs.

    Golden Lads

    Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason

  • The Russian, who was well up in advanced politics, was just explaining the plans advanced by Jaures.


British Dictionary definitions for jaures

Jaurès

noun
  1. Jean Léon (ʒɑ̃ leɔ̃). 1859–1914, French politician and writer, who founded the socialist paper l'Humanité (1904), and united the French socialist movement into a single party (1905); assassinated
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