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left
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 6
Part of Speech: imperfect, past participle
1. of Leave.
Part of Speech: noun
1. That part of surrounding space toward which the left side of one's body is turned; as, the house is on the left when you face North.
2. Those members of a legislative assembly ( as in France) who are in the opposition; the advanced republicans and extreme radicals. They have their seats at the left- hand side of the presiding officer. See Center, and Right.
3. Those members of a legislative assembly ( as in France) who support the existing government. They sit in the middle of the legislative chamber, opposite the presiding officer, between the conservatives or monarchists, who sit on the right of the speaker, and the radicals or advanced republicans who occupy the seats on his left, See Right, and Left.
Examples of usage:
  • They left Basle on the 22nd, and entered Germany. - "Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel", John Yeardley.
  • I don't think I ought to have left them." - "Red Pottage", Mary Cholmondeley.
  • Nothing is left-" " Jean! - "A Question of Marriage", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.
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