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Girondists

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Girondists, group of middle-class republicans in the French Revolution. The Girondists came into power under the 1791 Constitution but lost ground to the Jacobins. In June 1793, 29 Girondists were expelled from the National Convention; many were guillotined in the Reign of Terror.

See also: French Revolution.

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