chouan definition

  • noun:
    • One of the royalist insurgents in western France (Brittany, etc.), during and after the French transformation.
    • a part of a body of insurgent royalists of Brittany plus the western of France, consisting very nearly completely of peasants, just who rose in 1792 resistant to the French republic, and continued a guerrilla warfare of good bitterness.
    • one of many royalist insurgents in western France (Brittany, etc.), after and during the French revolution.
    • A member of a body of insurgent royalists of Brittany together with western of France, consisting virtually entirely of peasants, who rose in 1792 from the French republic, and carried on a guerrilla warfare of good bitterness.

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