Definition of Gambetta
1. gambet [n -S] - See also: gambet
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gambetta
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Literary usage of Gambetta
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"On the downfall of the empire, after the surrender of Sedan in 1870, a government for national defense was formed, in which gambetta was nominated Minister ..."
2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"When the Assembly met on October 28th, gambetta tested his strength by again standing as a candidate for the presidency of the Chamber, and was elected with ..."
3. The World's Orators: Comprising the Great Orations of the World's History by Guy Carleton Lee (1900)
"After the conclusion of the war, gambetta became the leader of the extreme ... gambetta then became more moderate in his utterances, and led his party to ..."
4. Recollections of a Minister to France, 1869-1877 by Elihu Benjamin Washburne (1887)
"M. gambetta laughed at that futile attempt, and said : "Vou- loir ... Then gambetta went on to speak of the men who were endeavoring to draw the Chief of ..."
5. Modern European History by Charles Downer Hazen (1917)
"To accomplish the former a delegation from the Government of National Defense, headed by gambetta, escaped from Paris by balloon, and established a branch ..."