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Ventose Syllabification: Ven·tose
Pronunciation: /vänˈtōz/
(also Ventôse)

Definition of Ventose in English:


The sixth month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from February 19 to March 20.
Example sentences
  • So the 1 March is the 12 Ventôse and the 21 September is the Jour complémentaire.
  • The operation on my foot to remove the bullet and the resulting pain made it impossible for me to leave when my brigade moved off on 3rd Ventose.


French Ventôse, from Latin ventosus 'windy', from ventus 'wind'.

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