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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
a name applied in France to the Dominicans (q.v.), because their principal convent was situated near the gate of St. James (Jacobus), in Paris. At the commencement of the first French revolution the meetings of its most zealous promoters were. held in the hall of this convent, and from this circumstance Jacobin came to be another name for revolutionist.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Jacobins'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/j/jacobins.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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