Definition of French people

1. Noun. The people of France.

Exact synonyms: French
Generic synonyms: Country, Land, Nation
Derivative terms: Frenchify, Frenchify



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Lexicographical Neighbors of French People

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French lesson
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French maid
French maids
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French omelet
French onion soup
French onion soups
French pancake
French paradox
French parfait
French parfaits
French partridge
French pastry
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French polio
French polish
French pox
French press
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French scale
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French spinach
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Literary usage of French people

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers (1840)
"When the happiness of the french people shall be seated on better organic laws, all Europe will become free." " Peace insures the liberty, the prosperity, ..."

2. The Library of Original Sources: Ideas that Have Influenced Civilization, in edited by Oliver Joseph Thatcher (1915)
"THE CONDITION OF THE french people BY ARTHUR YOUNG [ARTHUR YOUNG was born September 7, 1741, in Suffolk, England. After a year spent in a mercantile house ..."

3. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1827)
"... of the french people under t/ie Tyrann;/ of ike Jacobins.— Singular Address of the Commutée of ..."

4. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"Why the french people submitted to Bonaparte's rule. CHAPTER XXXVIII EUROPE AND NAPOLEON I. GENERAL BONAPARTE BECOMES EMPEROR NAPOLEON I: HIS EARLY REFORMS ..."

5. A Manual of Historical Literature: Comprising Brief Descriptions of the Most by Charles Kendall Adams (1889)
"A Short History of the french people. Translated from the French. 12mo, New York, 1875. A delightful little book, showing the growth of the move flagrant of ..."

6. Readings in Modern European History: A Collection of Extracts from the by James Harvey Robinson, Charles Austin Beard (1908)
"Bonaparte restores Order and Prosperity in France Madame de Remusat suggests the following reasons why the french people so readily subjected themselves to ..."

7. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1902)
"van! should have been greeted by the French press and the french people, almost without exception, by a torrent of abuse which ignores not only common ..."

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