||Bru`maire" (&?;), n. [F., fr. L.
bruma winter.] The second month of the calendar adopted by the
first French republic. It began thirty days after the autumnal equinox. See
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Brumaire, the 18th (i. e. the 9th November 1799, the foggy month),
the day when Napoleon, on his return from Egypt, overthrew the Directory
and established himself in power.
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