Origin of Girondist
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Historical Examples of girondist
Proscribed as a Girondist, Sept. 1793, he fled to Switzerland.A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations
Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
He does not ask, like a Girondist, for the vote of a majority.
The scheme was formed, as was intended, under Girondist influence, and was acceptable to the nation as a whole.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
The Girondins are struck down, but in the country follows a ferment of Girondist risings.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII.
In 1791 no paper of importance, except the short-lived Girondist Chronique du Mois, appeared.A Short History of French Literature
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.