- (in the French Revolutionary calendar) the second month of the year, extending from October 22 to November 20.
Origin of Brumaire
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He has his own policy, his own 13th Vendémiaire, his own 18th Brumaire.
The oath that we take on the 2nd of December, nephew of the 18th Brumaire, is sacrosanct!
This was on the ninth of November, 1799, usually called 18th Brumaire.Hortense, Makers of History Series
John S. C. Abbott
The octroi of Amiens was re-established on the 3rd of Brumaire next following.France and the Republic
William Henry Hurlbert
The following day, the 19th Brumaire, was actually the decisive day.The Empress Josephine
- the month of mist: the second month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from Oct 23 to Nov 21
C19: from brume mist, from Latin brūma winter; see brume
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