Septembrist

[ sep-tem-brist ]
/ sɛpˈtɛm brɪst /

noun

a person who instigated or took part in the September Massacre.

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Origin of Septembrist

1830–40; September + -ist, modeled on Portuguese setembrista (with reference to the revolution of September 1836 in Portugal); replacing earlier septembrizer<French septembriseur
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British Dictionary definitions for Septembrist

Septembrist
/ (sɛpˈtɛmbrɪst) /

noun

French history a person who took part in the September Massacre
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