dragonnade

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French dragonnade, from dragon (dragoon).

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dragonnade (plural dragonnades)

  1. (historical) A policy by Louis XIV to intimidate Huguenots to reconvert to Roman Catholicism.
  2. The abandonment of a place to the violence of soldiers.