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n. - French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859).

Usage examples (38)
  • And suddenly, as the name Tocqueville is uttered, a sort of miracle occurs!
  • Isn't that the definition of democracy, in Tocqueville's sense?
  • So he was from a place called Tocqueville, and you can still visit that place in Normandy, as I know you have.
  • The first three-quarters of his book are about Montesquieu, Rousseau, and Tocqueville, which is to say they're really about us. for more
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