Examples from the Web for girondist
Does my Lady know that her friend and confidante is a Girondist of the first water?The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
In 1793 the city was the focus of the Girondist movement against the Convention.
Her influence over the Girondist party was such as no man ever can exert.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
M. Beauharnais was an active member of the Girondist party, of which Madame Roland was the soul, and he perished with them.Josephine|John S. C. Abbott
He does not ask, like a Girondist, for the vote of a majority.
British Dictionary definitions for girondist
Word Origin and History for girondist
1795, member of the moderate republican party of France, 1791-93, from Gironde, name of a deputy in southwestern France; the faction so called because its leaders were deputies elected from there.