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Definitions for robespierre
ˈroʊbz pɪər, -piˌɛər, ˌroʊ bəs piˈɛərrobe·spierre

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Robespierre, Maxmillien Marie Isidore de Robespierrenoun

    French revolutionary; leader of the Jacobins and architect of the Reign of Terror; was himself executed in a coup d'etat (1758-1794)

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  1. Robespierrenoun

    The French Revolutionary leader Maximilien Robespierre, 1758-1794. Often used as a byword for a murderous demagogue or tyrant.

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  1. Robespierre

    Robespierre is a station on line 9 of the Paris Métro, on the Rue Robespierre. It is in the commune of Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, just to the east of Paris. The station was opened on 14 October 1937 with the extension of the line from Porte de Montreuil to Mairie de Montreuil. The Rue Robespierre is named after Maximilien Robespierre, who was one of the best-known leaders of the French Revolution.

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  1. Robespierre

    A French politician who had the opportunity of doing to his enemies what most politicians would like to do to theirs. Was finally voted out and down.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of robespierre in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of robespierre in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of robespierre in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Eliot Morison:

    If the American Revolution had produced nothing but the Declaration of Independence, it would have been worthwhile.... The beauty and cogency of the preamble, reaching back to remotest antiquity and forward to an infinite future, having lifted the hearts of millions of men and will continue to do.... These words are more revolutionary than anything written by Robespierre, Marx, or Lenin, more explosive than the atom, a continual challenge to ourselves as well as an inspiration to the oppressed of all the world.

  2. Milan Kundera:

    High culture is nothing but a child of that European perversion called history, the obsession we have with going forward, with considering the sequence of generations a relay race in which everyone surpasses his predecessor, only to be surpassed by his successor. Without this relay race called history there would be no European art and what characterizes it: a longing for originality, a longing for change. Robespierre, Napoleon, Beethoven, Stalin, Picasso, they're all runners in the relay race, they all belong to the same stadium.

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    an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
    • A. elation
    • B. tingle
    • C. mitre
    • D. conveyance

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