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Jacobin

Jac·o·bin

Jacobin

 
pronunciation:
jae k bihn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a member of a society of radical democrats that used terrorist tactics during the French Revolution.
definition 2: an extreme political radical who favors violent means to achieve an egalitarian society.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or relating to the Jacobins or their policies.
derivations: Jacobinic (adj.), Jacobinism (n.)