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Guizot

[gee-zoh]
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noun
  1. Fran·çois Pierre Guil·laume [frahn-swa pyer gee-yohm] /frɑ̃ˈswa pyɛr giˈyoʊm/, 1787–1874, French historian and statesman.
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Examples from the Web for guizot

Historical Examples

  • In this passage, Guizot speaks of the Church as a government, as a unity.

    The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI

    Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies

  • I shall pay off Aberdeen for enclosing the Archbishop's letter to Guizot.

    Tancred

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • There is nothing in the world I so revel in as hocus-sing Guizot and Aberdeen.

    Tancred

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • It was Alexander von Humboldt who persuaded Guizot, so it was said.

    The Marx He Knew

    John Spargo

  • Guizot repeated how much he is alarmed, and talked of the probability of war.


British Dictionary definitions for guizot

Guizot

noun
  1. François Pierre Guillaume (frɑ̃swa pjɛr ɡijom). 1787–1874, French statesman and historian. As chief minister (1840–48), his reactionary policies contributed to the outbreak of the revolution of 1848
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