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Champs de Mai

The same as the Champs de Mars (q.v.), transferred after 755 to the month of May. Napoleon I. revived these meetings during the “Hundred Days” (June 1st, 1815).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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