Maid of Orléans

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Maid of Orléans

n
(Biography) the. another name for Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc

(ˈdʒoʊn əv ˈɑrk)
n.
Saint ( “the Maid of Orléans” ), 1412?–31, French martyr who raised the siege of Orléans. French, Jeanne d'Arc.
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at his coronation, when he descended our river Vesle from Sillery to Muison, when Madame the Maid of Orleans was also in the boat.
Mixing their better known tunes with the more experimental content from Dazzle Ships works a treat throughout proceedings, enabling the crowd to enjoy the contrasts between pulsing sound collages like Radio Waves and Genetic Engineering and huge hits like Souvenir and a wonderfully glacial Maid of Orleans.
Spanish police and customs intercepted the Maid of Orleans with its 500kg cargo in international waters between Cape Verde and the Canaries.
The highlights were, nonetheless, a middle section that grew in excitement and anticipation from She's Leaving, through Souvenir and Maid of Orleans to the simply stunning Joan of Arc.
But instead he was ferried across the Channel on a vessel called the Maid of Orleans.
This account of the brief life and times of the Maid of Orleans is history flash-cut for the MTV generation.
Confident with dreams, and youth, and sincere belief, the Maid of Orleans, in a mystical daze proceeds undaunted with her missionary aims.
Throwing his body around like he was trying to escape from a straight-jacket, he had to take a breather after Maid of Orleans, one of the strangest but probably most original top 40 singles ever.
In March, one month after her 70th birthday, the celebrated Italian soprano Mirella Freni starred in the Washington Opera's new production of Tchaikovsky's The Maid of Orleans and garnered rave reviews for her efforts.
On the program: excerpts from Eugene Onegin, the Maid of Orleans, and the 1812 Overture.
George Bernard Shaw was not the first to use the enduring, infinitely adaptable, legend of the Maid of Orleans for his own purposes, nor will he be the last.
SHE was younger and perhaps a little prettier, but the sword-wielding Maid of Orleans was France's own Braveheart.