Definition of Citizen genet
1. Noun. French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834).
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Literary usage of Citizen genet
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1. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1885)
"Two swift-sailing vessels were instantly bought, armed, equipped as privateers, named the citizen genet and the Sans Culottes, manned with American ..."
2. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1858)
"... Powers— Morris instructed to respect the de facto Government of France—Jefferson's Ideas on Public Officers embarking in Speculations—citizen genet, ..."
3. The Vanguard of American Volunteers in the Fighting Lines and in by Edward Wilson Morse (1918)
"A. DESCENDANT OF citizen genet ONE of the most graphic narratives of the part which the First Regiment of the Foreign Legion played in the battle before ..."
4. State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession by United States President, United States Dept. of State (1819)
"But it is proper we should provide for every contingency, the omission of which might cause citizen Genet embarrassment ; therefore, the minister of ..."