boulangism definition

  • noun:
    • The character or principles of a French political movement identified with Gen. Georges Boulanger (d. 1891), whoever militarism and advocacy of revenge on Germany interested in him a miscellaneous party of monarchists and Republican malcontents.
    • The political policy and methods represented in France by General Georges Ernest Jean Marie Boulanger (1837-91) from about 1886 to 1889. Its chief functions were militarism and payback upon Germany.
    • The governmental policy and techniques represented in France by General Georges Ernest Jean Marie Boulanger (1837–91) from about 1886 to 1889. Its main features had been militarism and payback upon Germany.
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