Thermidorian: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (thûr"mi-dôr'ē-un, -dōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of the French moderate group who participated in the downfall of Robespierre and his followers on the 9th Thermidor (July 27th), 1794.
  2. a supporter of the reactionary movement following this coup d'état.
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