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1. often Carmagnole A lively song and accompanying dance popular among radical republicans during the French Revolution.
2. A short jacket worn especially by French revolutionaries.

[French, from French dialectal (Dauphiné, Savoy) carmagniôla , a style of coat worn by peasants on formal occasions, probably after Carmagnola, a city in the Piedmont region of Italy.]


(ˌkɑːmənˈjəʊl; French karmaɲɔl)
1. (Dancing) a dance and song popular during the French Revolution
2. (Historical Terms) the costume worn by many French Revolutionaries, consisting of a short jacket with wide lapels, black trousers, a red liberty cap, and a tricoloured sash
[C18: from French, probably named after Carmagnola, Italy, taken by French Revolutionaries in 1792]


(ˌkɑr mənˈyoʊl)

1. a dance and song popular during the French Revolution.
a. a loose jacket with wide lapels worn by the French revolutionists.
b. a costume composed of this jacket, black pantaloons, and a red liberty cap.
[1790–1800; < French]
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54) Maison de la Culture events celebrated especially the street songs of the sans-culottes, such as 'La Carmagnole, 'the most popular song of the French Revolution'.
Se recoge en dos ocasiones el canto de Carmagnole acompanando la noticia de la huida de Luis XIV y Maria Antonieta y de su muerte en la guillotina en 1789, una cancion contra la familia real popularizada tras la toma de la ciudad piamontesa de Carmaguola y la proclamacion en 1792 de la Republica francesa --"(Compases funebres.
dance the Carmagnole there, on July 14, and never miss the chance to adorn with the tricolour the gigantic and protective statue who watches over our liberties.
But he also made him wear the red bonnet and sing the Carmagnole and the Marseillaise and to blaspheme God from his windows.
Mark Forster, 41, was accused of battering 27-year-old Roland Carmagnole to death in 1987, but was cleared of murder by a Liverpool Crown Court jury.
Mark Forster, 41, accused of battering Roland Carmagnole, 27, to death in 1987, was acquitted of murder by a Liverpool crown court jury.
4) Pierre Frantz, "Pas d'entr' acte pour la Revolution," La Carmagnole des Muses, ed.
He trained his dog to bark at the approach of anyone wearing the revolutionary carmagnole or the uniform of the National Guard; the animal was reputed to be able to sniff out a Jacobin at more than 100 metres.
It's still more remarkable that he had accomplished this in a hostile political environment and that the central thrust of his artistry is to celebrate the energies of revolution with a kind of pentecostal agitprop that is like a full-lenght opera version of the carmagnole, an ecstatic summons to the barricades.
They will not be there to dance the Carmagnole, but to bury the French Revolution with faint rather than fulsome praise.
A very early rewriting dates back to the end of the 18th century, when, in the South of Italy, the army of the Holy Faith opposed the Neapoleonic conquest of Naples to the fiendish rhythm of the Italian version of the French Carmagnole in Canto dei Sanfedisti ("Song of the Holy Faith Army").
Mark Forster, 41, is accused at Liverpool crown court of attacking 27-year-old Roland Carmagnole as he walked along Scotland Road in 1987.