Amiens

(3 syl.).

The Peace of Amiens , March 27, 1802, a treaty signed by Joseph Bonaparte, the Marquis of Cornwallis, Azara, and Schimmelpenninck, to settle the disputed points between France, England, Spain, and Holland. It was dissolved in 1803.

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