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Montagnards [the mountain party]

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The extreme democratic politicians in the French Revolution; so called because they occupied the highest tier of benches in the hall of the National Convention. The opposite party sat on the level of the floor, called the “plain.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Monroe Doctrine
Monsieur
Monsieur de Paris
Monsoon
Monster (The)
Monsters
Mont
Mont de Piété
Mont St. Michel
Montagnards [the mountain party]
Montague
Montanists
Montanto
Monteer Cap
Monteith
Montem
Montero-cap (A)
Montesinos (The Cave of)
Montezuma’s Realm
Montezuma’s Watch

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