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Noun: reign of terror
  1. Any period of brutal suppression thought to resemble the Reign of Terror in France
Noun: Reign of Terror
  1. The historic period (1793-94) during the French Revolution when thousands were executed
    "the Reign of the Bourbons ended and the Reign of Terror began"

Derived forms: reigns of terror

Type of: age, historic period, reign

Encyclopedia: Reign of terror

Reign of Terror