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A statue symbolizing the French Revolution.
The definition of the French Revolution is an uprising in France against the monarchy from 1789 to 1799 which resulted in the establishment of France as a republic.
An example of the French Revolution is the storming of the Bastille by the French citizens.
the revolution of the people against the monarchy in France: it began in 1789, resulted in the establishment of a republic, and ended in 1799 with the Consulate under Napoleon