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Frimaire

Line breaks: Fri|maire
Pronunciation: /frɪˈmɛː
 
, fʀimɛʀ/

Definition of Frimaire in English:

noun

The third month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from 21 November to 20 December.
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.
  • 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.

Origin

French, from frimas 'hoar frost'.

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