Definition of Pluviose in English:

Pluviose

Syllabification: Plu·vi·ose
Pronunciation: /ˈplo͞ovēˌōs
 
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(also Pluviôse /plYˈvyôs/)

noun

The fifth month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from January 20 to February 18.
More example sentences
  • Out went the old months - January to December - and in came Vendémiaire, Brumaire, Frimaire, Nivôse, Pluviôse, Ventôse, Germinal, Floréal, Prairial, Messidor, Thermidor and Fructidor.
  • An engraving of the Proclamation de la Republique Romaine, Le 27 Pluviose, An VI, depicts the monuments placed on the Capitol to mark the declaration of the Republic.
  • Nicolas and Claire were married on the 27th day of the month of Pluviose in the 11th year of the French Revolutionary calendar.

Origin

French Pluviôse, from Latin pluviosus 'relating to rain'.

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