[ vahn-dey-myer ]
/ vɑ̃ deɪˈmyɛr /
(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the first month of the year, extending from September 22 to October 21.
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Origin of Vendémiaire
<French, equivalent to vendémi-
vintage) + -aire-ary
Words nearby Vendémiaire
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How to use Vendémiaire in a sentence
The 13th Vendemiaire, which dethroned the sovereign people, brought General Bonaparte a step nearer to the throne.
The same cannon, pointed against the populace, is wrong on the 10th of August, and right on the 14th of Vendemiaire.
The month of Vendemiaire is past, and our Directors still remain the same.
The month of Vendemiaire iſ paſt, and our Directors ſtill remain the ſame.
British Dictionary definitions for Vendémiaire
the month of the grape harvest: the first month of the French Revolutionary calendar, extending from Sept 23 to Oct 22
Word Origin for Vendémiaire
C18: from French, from Latin vindēmia vintage, from vīnum wine + dēmere to take away
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