Montagnard

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Montagnard mong-ta-nyar′ one of the 'Mountain' or the extreme democratic wing of the French Legislative Assembly (1st Oct. 1791-21st Sept. 1792), so called because sitting on the topmost benches.
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Usage

In literature:

The Montagnards didn't lop the social tree enough.
"Unconscious Comedians" by Honore de Balzac
The Montagnards overran the departments to deceive or intimidate the people.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
Harry drove on, and was soon in the Rue Montagnard.
"In the Reign of Terror" by G. A. Henty
But the bulk of the genuine Montagnards were unaltered.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Probably it is in a country where the language would be the Montagnard.
"Notes and Queries, Number 239, May 27, 1854" by Various
The Montagnards soon divided themselves into two distinct bands: the Revolutionaries of the old school and the Socialists.
"The Recollections of Alexis de Tocqueville" by Alexis De Tocqueville
The Montagnards desired a despotic and terrorist republic.
"Dictatorship vs. Democracy" by Leon Trotsky
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In news:

HUNTERSVILLE – Music students from Lake Norman-area schools and the Montagnard Children's Choir will present a recital to benefit the opening of a school in Liberia .
The Montagnard Foundation announces the establishment of the Sang Ae Die Degar church, which means Church of the Degar (Montagnard) People.
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