/ French (fœjɑ̃) /
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French history a member of a club formed in 1791 by Lafayette advocating a limited constitutional monarchy: forced to disband in 1792 as the revolution became more violent and antimonarchical
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Word Origin for Feuillant
from the convent of Notre Dame des Feuillants, where meetings were held
Words nearby Feuillant
feudal system, feudatory, feu de joie, feudist, Feuerbach, Feuillant, feuilleton, fever, fever blister, fever dream, feverfew
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How to use Feuillant in a sentence
It was the first act of hostility and defiance, and it showed that the king was parting with his Feuillant friends.
He could count on the Feuillant majority, on the ministry composed of his partisans, on his popularity with the National Guard.
But the Assembly was not Feuillant, and the veto began its estrangement from the king.
By fortune and valour, she has extinguished Feuillantism itself, at least the Feuillant Club.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
He was thus led to separate himself from the Jacobins and to join the Feuillant party.