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Brumaire

[ bry-mer ]
/ brüˈmɛr /
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noun
(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the second month of the year, extending from October 22 to November 20.
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Origin of Brumaire

<French, equivalent to brumebrume + -aire-ary

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British Dictionary definitions for Brumaire

Brumaire
/ French (brymɛr) /

noun
the month of mist: the second month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from Oct 23 to Nov 21

Word Origin for Brumaire

C19: from brume mist, from Latin brūma winter; see brume
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