Gi*ron"dist (?), n. [F. Girondiste.]

A member of the moderate republican party formed in the French legislative assembly in 1791. The Girondists were so called because their leaders were deputies from the department of La Gironde.


© Webster 1913.

Gi*ron"dist, a.

Of or pertaining to the Girondists.

[Written also Girondin.]


© Webster 1913.

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