[sanz-kyoo-lot, -koo-; French sahn-ky-lawt] /ˌsænz kyʊˈlɒt, -kʊ-; French sɑ̃ küˈlɔt/
noun, plural sans-culottes
[sanz-kyoo-lots, -koo-; French sahn-ky-lawt] /ˌsænz kyʊˈlɒts, -kʊ-; French sɑ̃ küˈlɔt/ (Show IPA)
(in the French Revolution) a revolutionary of the poorer class: originally a term of contempt applied by the aristocrats but later adopted as a popular name by the revolutionaries.
any extreme republican or revolutionary.
/ˌsænzkjʊˈlɒt; French sɑ̃kylɔt/
(during the French Revolution)
(originally) a revolutionary of the poorer class
(later) any revolutionary, esp one having extreme republican sympathies
any revolutionary extremist
adverb, French. 1. without doubt; certainly.
[san suh-bas-chuh n; Spanish sahn se-vahs-tyahn] /ˌsæn səˈbæs tʃən; Spanish ˌsɑn sɛ vɑsˈtyɑn/ noun 1. a seaport in N Spain: resort. 2. a city in NW Puerto Rico. 3. a tropical American plant, Cattleya skinneri, having cylindrical leaves and yellow-throated, rose-purple flowers. San Sebastián /ˌsæn səˈbæstjən; Spanish san seβasˈtjan/ noun 1. a port and resort […]
noun 1. a grandchild of Japanese immigrants to the U.S. or Canada.
noun 1. any plant belonging to the genus Sansevieria, of the agave family, grown as a houseplant for its stiff, sword-shaped leaves and white or yellow flowers. noun 1. any herbaceous perennial plant of the liliaceous genus Sansevieria, of Old World tropical regions. Some are cultivated as house plants for their erect bayonet-like fleshy leaves […]