The French Revolution

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • The French Revolution the downfall of the old French monarchy and the old absolutism (1789)
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Revolve.

Usage

In literature:

The French Revolution made no change in the attitude of the state to associations.
"Recent Developments in European Thought" by Various
While the elder De Ferrier shed nervous tears, the younger looked on with eyes which had seen the drollery of the French Revolution.
"Lazarre" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
The French Revolution had set people thinking.
"Beethoven" by George Alexander Fischer
He thus grew up with the French revolution, and with the great progress of the English nation in the wars incident to it.
"English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History" by Henry Coppee
Happily for them, Napoleon's death came too near to the terrific commotion caused by the French Revolution.
"The Tragedy of St. Helena" by Walter Runciman
The French Revolution was at this time in rapid progress, and several Frenchmen were in the Russian army.
"The Empire of Russia" by John S. C. Abbott
They kept out the French Revolution, and Napoleon.
"The Open Secret of Ireland" by T. M. Kettle
After the revolution and the French occupation, the noble caste recovered all its privileges.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 2, May, 1915" by Various
He had studied the French Revolution.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
A French prince who was in Philadelphia during the Revolution drank twelve little cups of tea one afternoon.
"Stories of American Life and Adventure" by Edward Eggleston
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In news:

Saturday marks the anniversary of the French revolution, Bastille Day and it's cause for a big party in Philadelphia's Fairmount neighborhood.
The celebration will take place on the national holiday, which celebrates the beginning of the French revolution.
Think there's no place in town that feels like you're dining on the Left Bank like a pirate in the French Revolution.
Lea Seydoux stars in the French Revolution drama "Farewell, My Queen.".
'Farewell, My Queen' review: View from inside the French Revolution .
Vegetarians And The French Revolution .
The American and French Revolution s were fought several years and an ocean apart.
Consider the drama of the French Revolution 's Women's March on Versailles: a large mob reacted violently and rapidly to royal indifference.
Studied the French Revolution .
From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution By Francis Fukuyama Farrar, Straus and Giroux 608 pp.
The French Revolution as described in The Age of Napoleon by Will and Ariel Durant.
When a large crowd attacked and took the Bastille on July 14, 1789, the French Revolution was launched.
From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution .
In this lesson, students will focus on learning about the political issues that ultimately led to the French Revolution .
Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution, 1785-1800 by Conor Cruise O'Brien University of Chicago Press, 367 pp.
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In science:

So there could be different stories, and different people were convinced at different times of the presence of the dark matter in spirals just like the various events and characters which made up the French Revolution.
Dark Matter in Galaxies: Observational overview
The computational theory behind voting, as well as systems beyond that of the obvious ma jority and plurality, were first studied during the French Revolution.
The Complexity of Manipulating $k$-Approval Elections
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