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English → English (gcide) Definition: Dragonnade Dragonnade \Drag`on*nade"\ (dr[a^]g`[o^]n*n[=a]d"), n. [F., fr. dragon dragoon, because Louis XIV., in persecuting the Protestants of his kingdom, quartered dragoons upon them.] The severe persecution of French Protestants under Louis XIV., by an armed force, usually of dragoons; hence, a rapid and devastating incursion; dragoonade. [1913 Webster] He learnt it as he watched the dragonnades, the tortures, the massacres of the Netherlands. --C. Kingsley.


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