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the Cordeliers a political club founded in 1790 and meeting at an old Cordelier convent in Paris
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Words nearby Cordeliers
cord cutter, corded, Cordele, Cordelia, Cordelier, Cordeliers, cordelle, cord foot, cordgrass, cordial, cordiality
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How to use Cordeliers in a sentence
The wild goat is found on the tops of the highest mountains of Europe and Asia, but was never seen on the Cordeliers.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Formerly a member of the Jacobin club, Desmarais later transferred his allegiance to the Cordeliers.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
When he makes use of La Chronique des Cordeliers he rearranges it and presents its facts in order.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
Amid these exclamations the crowd tumultuously evacuated the hall of the Cordeliers.The Iron Trevet or Jocelyn the Champion|Eugne Sue
The illustrious house of St. Memin did great good to the convent of the Cordeliers, and had their vault in the church.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)