Feuillant

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Feuillant

(fœjɑ̃)
n
(Historical Terms) French history a member of a club formed in 1791 by Lafayette advocating a limited constitutional monarchy: forced to disband in 1792 as the revolution became more violent and antimonarchical
[from the convent of Notre Dame des Feuillants, where meetings were held]
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Feuillant

(in France) a member of a club of constitutional monarchists, named after their meeting place at Notre Dame des Feuillants.
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