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[mir-uh-boh; French mee-ra-boh]
  1. Ho·no·ré Ga·bri·el Vic·tor Ri·que·ti [aw-naw-rey ga-bree-el veek-tawr reekuh-tee] /ɔ nɔˈreɪ ga briˈɛl vikˈtɔr rikəˈti/, Count de,1749–91, French Revolutionary statesman and orator.
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Examples from the Web for mirabeau

Historical Examples

  • Much has been said respecting the cause of Mirabeau's death.

    Memoirs Of The Court Of Marie Antoinette, Queen Of France, Complete

    Madame Campan

  • For a moment the massive form of Mirabeau brought up alongside of him.


    Rafael Sabatini

  • “Words are things,” says Mirabeau; and, to the poet, they are things of potency.

    The Emigrant

    Frederick William Thomas

  • It is right that the infamy of Mirabeau should be as eternal as his greatness.

  • His firm conviction was that Mirabeau not only could, but would have saved the monarchy.

    Gerald Fitzgerald

    Charles James Lever

British Dictionary definitions for mirabeau


  1. Comte de, title of Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti. 1749–91, French Revolutionary politician
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