[dan-tn; French dahn-tawn]
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Historical Examples of danton

  • Thoughts that breathe and words that burn did not drop from his lips as from Danton's.

    In the Heart of Vosges

    Matilda Betham-Edwards

  • Musjah was valued at two hundred dollars, but has been stolen from Mr. Danton.

    Concerning Cats

    Helen M. Winslow

  • But there remained the legal obstacle he had expounded to Danton.


    Rafael Sabatini

  • Sharp as a pistol-shot came that question, as Danton was turning away.


    Rafael Sabatini

  • The leaders of this party were Danton, Robespierre, and Marat.

British Dictionary definitions for danton


  1. Georges Jacques (ʒɔrʒ ʒɑk). 1759–94, French revolutionary leader: a founder member of the Committee of Public Safety (1793) and minister of justice (1792–94). He was overthrown by Robespierre and guillotined
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