[ me-see-dawr ]
/ mɛ siˈdɔr /
(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the tenth month of the year, extending from June 19 to July 18.
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How to use Messidor in a sentence
The date is doubtless 27 Messidor (July 16), and the fte alluded to that of July 14.
Messidor brought its quota of wild roses in the hedgerows, just as archaic June had done.
On the night of Messidor 9, Labussire abstracted the papers relating to the imprisoned actors and carried them off.
On the fifteenth came the first production in Germany of the French opera Messidor before a crowded audience at the opera house.
British Dictionary definitions for Messidor
the month of harvest: the tenth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from June 20 to July 19
Word Origin for Messidor
C19: from French, from Latin messis harvest + Greek dōron gift
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