Example sentences for: papineau

How can you use “papineau” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Maison Papineau (Number 440), distinguished by its double row of gabled garrets in the roof, dates back to 1785.

  • Papineau asked London for guarantees of autonomy for a Lower Canada assembly dominated by French-Canadians.

  • It is the family home of the controversial 19th-century politician Louis-Joseph Papineau, leader of the militant patriotes but also cautious protector of his seigneurial property (see page 19).

  • Landowners such as Papineau feared being swamped by projected improvements of the St. Lawrence trade route.

  • In 1837, the house nearly burned down in a violent riot, and British soldiers had to come to Papineau’s rescue.


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