Definition of French Republican calendar in English:

French Republican calendar

noun

  • A reformed calendar officially introduced by the French Republican government on October 5, 1793.

    • ‘From 1792 to 1806, during the years following the French Revolution, France used a different calendar, the French Republican calendar.’
    • ‘This outline will help you convert dates from the French Republican calendar to the standard (Gregorian) calendar.’
    • ‘France adopted a reformed calendar called the French Republican or Revolutionary calendar, to replace the Gregorian calendar.’
    • ‘The French Republican calendar was adopted and went into effect November 24th 1793.’