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Danton, Georges Syllabification: Dan·ton, Georges
Pronunciation: /däNˈtôN/

Definition of Danton, Georges in English:

( 1759–94), French revolutionary; full name Georges Jacques Danton. Initially an ally of Robespierre, he later revolted against the severity of the Revolutionary Tribunal and was executed on Robespierre’s orders.

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