Meaning of Girondist

Gi•ron•dist

Pronunciation: (ju-ron'dist), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of a political party (1791–93) of moderate republicans whose leaders were deputies from the department of Gironde.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the Girondists.
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