Associations to the word «Jacobinism»

Wiktionary

JACOBINISM, noun. The principles of the Jacobins; violent opposition to legitimate government.

Dictionary definition

JACOBINISM, noun. The ideology of the most radical element of the French Revolution that instituted the Reign of Terror.

Wise words

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