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Jaurès

[zhaw-res] /ʒɔˈrɛs/
noun
1.
Jean Léon
[zhahn ley-awn] /ʒɑ̃ leɪˈɔ̃/ (Show IPA),
1859–1914, French socialist and writer.
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  • 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.

    The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • The greatest Socialist statesman in Europe, jaures, was shot and killed by a gentleman who resented his efforts to avert the war.

    Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
  • The slayer of jaures was recklessly acquitted: the would-be slayer of M. Clemenceau was carefully found guilty.

    Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for jaures

Jaurès

/French ʒɔrɛs/
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
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