Jominian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Jomini +‎ -an

Adjective[edit]

Jominian (comparative more Jominian, superlative most Jominian)

  1. Of or pertaining to Antoine-Henri, baron Jomini (1779–1869), military general and celebrated writer on the Napoleonic art of war.
    • 1916, Arthur L. Conger, "Moltke's Plans of Campaign," Military Historian and Economist, Vol. 1, January 1916, pg. 297:
      The Jominian and Clausewitzian conceptions, with their checkerboard and geometrical analogies, were plausible enough when applied to the medium sized armies operating in the French-German-Italian theatre of the Napoleonic period.