Definition of Prairial in English:

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Prairial

Pronunciation: /ˈprɛːrɪəl/
/pʀɛʀjal/

noun

The ninth month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from 20 May to 18 June.
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.

Origin

French, from prairie 'meadow'.

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