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décadi

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French décadi.

NounEdit

décadi (plural décadis)

  1. (historical) The tenth day of the ten-day decade under the French Republican Calendar, which replaced Sunday as the day of rest.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, page 530:
      The growing discredit of the church led to the replacement of Christian Sundays by the Revolutionary Calendar's décadis for the celebration of the cult of the patrie.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέκα (déka) + -di as in lundi, mardi etc.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

décadi m (plural décadis)

  1. (historical) décadi

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