Thermidorian

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Thermidorian one who took part in this fortunate coup d'├ętat
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Usage

In literature:

Thermidorian Talliens, and mere foes of Terror, rule in this Convention, and out of it.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
The following post-Thermidorian letters will prove that the General's judgment on this point was correct.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
It was therefore a grim necessity which led the Thermidorians of the Convention to try another political nostrum.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
During the Thermidorian reaction, in spite of his incontestable honesty, he was accused by the anti-revolutionists.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
Surprised and menaced by the Thermidorian reaction, he denounced its partisans to the Jacobin club.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
These military successes did not prevent the Directory, like the Thermidorians, from losing ground in the country.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 7" by Various
The Thermidorian government also endeavoured to pacify the rebels of the west.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2" by Various
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