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Fronde

Syllabification: Fronde
Pronunciation: /fränd, frôNd
 
/

Definition of Fronde in English:

1A series of civil wars in France 1648–53, in which the nobles rose in rebellion against Mazarin and the court during the minority of Louis XIV.
1.1The party which rose in rebellion against Mazarin and the court at this time.

Origin

late 18th century: French, from the name for a type of sling used in a children's game played in the streets of Paris at this time.

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