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.
Tories into third spot pushed aside by Plaid Cymru, now second largest in Senedd Leanne Wood; hailed by the Rhondda as the Maid of Orleans yet rejected by the electorate, as leader of the Nation.
Yulia Matochkina's warm and dusky mezzo soprano perfectly suited Joan of Arc's impassioned aria from The Maid of Orleans.
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 life and death of Joan of Arc, the famed maid of Orleans, will be highlighted on July 2 when former Eugene Symphony conductor Marin Alsop returns to town, making her first Oregon Bach Festival appearance, to conduct Arthur Honegger's oratorio "Joan of Arc at the Stake" at the Hult Center.
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.
Confident with dreams, and youth, and sincere belief, the Maid of Orleans, in a mystical daze proceeds undaunted with her missionary aims.
Charles Filhiol, a fortysomething eccentric who claims a psychic bond with the Maid of Orleans, first appeared in Redmon and Sabin's "Kamp Katrina," their doe about a makeshift community of Hurricane Katrina survivors in New Orleans.
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.