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Saint-Just

[san-zhyst]
noun
  1. Louis An·toine Lé·on de [lwee ahn-twan ley-awn duh] /lwi ɑ̃ˈtwan leɪˈɔ̃ də/, 1767–94, French revolutionist.
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Examples from the Web for saint-just

Historical Examples

  • In it were included the names of his brother, of Couthon, and of Saint-Just.

    Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)

    Charles Morris

  • Couthon, Saint-Just, make haste; why tarry ye to denounce the plots?

    The Gods are Athirst

    Anatole France

  • He cared as little for his life as Danton or Saint-Just cared for theirs.

  • They are not capable of it; according to Saint-Just, it is only the legislator who is.

    The Law

    Frdric Bastiat

  • Then he sallied forth to collect the beaters from Saint-Just and Montagnac.

    The Companions of Jehu

    Alexandre Dumas, pre


British Dictionary definitions for saint-just

Saint-Just

noun
  1. Louis Antoine Léon de (lwi ɑ̃twan leɔ̃ də). 1767–94, French Revolutionary leader and orator. A member of the Committee of Public Safety (1793–94), he was guillotined with Robespierre
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