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Briand

[bree-ahnd; French bree-ahn]
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noun
  1. A·ri·stide [ar-uh-steed; French a-ree-steed] /ˈær əˌstid; French a riˈstid/, 1862–1932, French statesman: minister of France 11 times; Nobel Peace Prize 1926.
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Examples from the Web for briand

Historical Examples

  • Briand was as bitter against the orders as against the unions.

    Paris Vistas

    Helen Davenport Gibbons

  • Briand repeated these sentiments at the Amsterdam congress in 1903.

  • Anfossi, or Briand, as now he called himself, addressed her in that language.

    Somewhere in France

    Richard Harding Davis

  • It asks for those ladies and their chauffeur, Briand, a safe-conduct through the French military lines.

    Somewhere in France

    Richard Harding Davis

  • But toward Briand, the chauffeur, the new arrivals were less easily satisfied.

    Somewhere in France

    Richard Harding Davis


British Dictionary definitions for briand

Briand

noun
  1. Aristide (aristid). 1862–1932, French socialist statesman: prime minister of France 11 times. He was responsible for the separation of Church and State (1905) and he advocated a United States of Europe. Nobel peace prize 1926
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