E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Ligurian Republic (The).
Venetia, Genoa, and a part of Sardinia, tied up in one bundle by Napoleon I. in 1797, and bound with a constitution similar to that of the French Directory, so called from Liguria, pretty well commensurate with these districts. It no longer exists.