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Origin of Jacobin
OTHER WORDS FROM JacobinJac·o·bin·ic, Jac·o·bin·i·cal, adjectiveJac·o·bin·ism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for Jacobin
The government crushed a Jacobin revolt in May 1795 as well as another triggered by royalist sympathizers that October — this time, with the help of the young general Napoleon Bonaparte.The French Revolution offers a critical lesson as the U.S. returns to normal|Christine Adams|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
There was a chance that he could have been arrested as well for his Jacobin tendencies.
The Turkish history of imposed Jacobin Secularism ended up creating virtual segregation against observant Muslims.
On Park Avenue, beards are about as rare as readers of Jacobin.Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Goes Hipster With Davos Beard|Daniel Gross|January 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Babeuf and Darthe, the principal leaders were secured and executed, which completely crushed the Jacobin power.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
At Stettin, during the armistice, he entered the fortress and tried to seduce the governor, an ex-Jacobin and erstwhile friend.
But though he made his submission, again and again his Jacobin principles made themselves felt.
But Napoleon knew his man and his price: a Marshal's bton and a princely income did much to control his Jacobin proclivities.
In his own opinion no better agent could have been found in the rle of a stern, unbending republican and fiery Jacobin.