Montagnards


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

Montagnards:

see Mountain, theMountain, the,
in French history, the label applied to deputies sitting on the raised left benches in the National Convention during the French Revolution. Members of the faction, known as Montagnards [Mountain Men] saw themselves as the embodiment of national unity.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
The material was released on government mouthpiece Fresh News and pertains to an April 2013 meeting in the United States between Rainsy, at the time the exiled president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, and Kok Ksor, the head of the Montagnard Foundation Inc.
Certaines sont aujourd'hui eloignees du modele montagnard ou desirent s'en distinguer par la langue, la formation, le travail salarie pour les femmes, l'habillement, l'identification, etc.
15) See Oscar Salemink, 'Romancing the Montagnards: American counterinsurgency and Montagnard autonomy', in Salemink, The ethnography of Vietnam's central highlanders: A historical contextualization: 1850-1900 (Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2003), pp.
3) Unreferenced statements made below regarding montagnards derive from my field notes.
On pourrait aussi evoquer les grands rassemblements montagnards de camping-cars a l'occasion du Tour de France par exemple, etc.
Con tantas pistas, y gracias sobre todo a la valiosisima edicion de esas traducciones manuscritas, no es dificil deducir que esas hojas sueltas pertenecen a un ejemplar de los Chants heroi'ques des montagnards et matelots Grecs, que Nepomucene Lemercier publico en Paris en 1824 inspirado directamente por la obra de Fauriel, y que abre con el ciclo de los cantos de Suli, que son nueve en total.
Les problemes economiques de l'Iran sont tres differents de ceux des pays occidentaux: Les notres ressemblent aux difficultes qu'aurait un groupe de montagnards pour atteindre un sommet alors que ceux des pays occidentaux s'apparentent a un autobus pris sous une avalanche".
access to the region and to Montagnards who have fled to Cambodia
In Vietnam, the indigenous Degar people, also called Montagnards, are viewed with suspicion for their Christian faith, and the government is responsible for numerous cases of torture and abuse, while hundreds of Degar women have been subject to forced sterilization.
This period was known as Thermidorian, because the power--obtained by the moderate Montagnards deputies led by Bertrand Barrere of Vieuzac, on the one hand and on the other, by the partisans of the constitutional government led by Emmanuel Joseph Sieyes,--was taken in mid-July 1794, which was called "thermidor" in the Republican calendar.
Under the Convention, the radical coalition of Girondins and Jacobins that took power in September of 1792, the use of citoyens became the only safe mode of address, and, as the more radical montagnards killed off their rivals, even the use of vous as the polite singular you was repressed.
Michaud, Jean, "A Historical Panorama of the Montagnards in Northern Vietnam under French Rule", en Jean Michaud (ed.