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huguenot


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Huguenot  \Hu"gue*not\,  n.  [F.,  properly  a  dim.  of  Hugues.  The 
  name  is  probably  derived  from  the  Christian  name  (Huguenot) 
  of  some  person  conspicuous  as  a  reformer.]  (Eccl.  Hist.) 
  A  French  Protestant  of  the  period  of  the  religious  wars  in 
  France  in  the  16th  century. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Huguenot 
  n  :  a  French  Calvinist  of  the  16th  or  17th  centuries  [syn:  {Huguenot}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Huguenot,  NY 
  Zip  code(s):  12746 




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