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Corday

[kawr-dey]
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noun
  1. CharlotteMaria Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont, 1768–93, French Revolutionary heroine: assassinated Jean-Paul Marat.
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Examples from the Web for corday

Historical Examples

  • I know what I am saying, and I tell you that this woman Corday is a dangerous character.

    McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, September 1908, No. 5

    Various

  • These Bolsheviks in their turn will disappear, and who can say if there will be a Corday ready for Trotski?

    In the World War

    Count Ottokar Czernin


British Dictionary definitions for corday

Corday

noun
  1. Charlotte (ʃarlɔt), full name Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont. 1768–93, French Girondist revolutionary, who assassinated Marat
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