[ d͡ʒˈakəbˌɪn], [ dʒˈakəbˌɪn], [ dʒ_ˈa_k_ə_b_ˌɪ_n]
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The word "jacobin" was first used in France in the late 1790s to refer to a radical newspaper that was critical of the French monarchy and the aristocratic establishment. The paper's motto was "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity." The jacobin philosophy promoted the idea of liberty, democracy, and freedom.
In the early 1800s, the jacobin newspaper became a strong supporter of the French Revolution. After the Revolution, the jacobin philosophy spread to other countries, and the word "jacobin" came to be used to describe radicals of all kinds.
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