Definition of Frimaire in English:
The third month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from 21 November to 20 December.
- Out went the old months - January to December - and in came Vendémiaire, Brumaire, Frimaire, Nivôse, Pluviôse, Ventôse, Germinal, Floréal, Prairial, Messidor, Thermidor and Fructidor.
- The Law of 14 Frimaire was not applicable, he argued, to a department like his, still in rebellion.
- The provision of the law of 4 Frimaire year 2, which makes obligatory the usage of the decimal division of day and of its parts, is suspended indefinitely.
French, from frimas 'hoar frost'.
Definition of Frimaire in:
- US English dictionary
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