French-revolution meaning

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.

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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.
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A period in France of radical social and political upheaval which saw the country change from a monarchy to a democratic republic (1789-1799).
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