Marie Antoinette


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Ma·rie An·toi·nette

 (mə-rē′ ăn′twə-nĕt′) 1755-1793.
Queen of France (1774-1793) as the wife of Louis XVI. She was tried and executed during the French Revolution.

Marie Antoinette

(French mari ɑ̃twanɛt)
n
(Biography) 1755–93, queen of France (1774–93) by marriage to Louis XVI of France. Her opposition to reform during the Revolution contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; guillotined

Ma•rie An•toi•nette

(məˈri ˌæn twəˈnɛt, ˌæn tə-)

n.
(Josèphe Jeanne Marie Antoinette) 1755–93, queen of France 1774–93: wife of Louis XVI; daughter of Maria Theresa.
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Noun1.Marie Antoinette - queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopularMarie Antoinette - queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular; her extravagance and opposition to reform contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; she was guillotined along with her husband (1755-1793)
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Marie Antoinette

[məˈriːæntwɑːˈnet] NMaría Antonieta
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The hideous but beneficent French Revolution would have been deferred, or would have fallen short of completeness, or even might not have happened at all, if Marie Antoinette had made the unwise mistake of not being born.
In a room of the Petit Trianon stood the furniture, just as poor Marie Antoinette left it when the mob came and dragged her and the King to Paris, never to return.
Lady Mary Caerlyon was brought up at a Parisian convent; the Dauphiness Marie Antoinette was her godmother.
I wonder if Marie Antoinette looked all the grander when her gown was darned at the elbows.
She had the proud, impetuous face that goes with reddish colouring, and a Roman nose, as it did in Marie Antoinette.
He had snuff because it was the eighteenth century luxury; wax candles, because they were the eighteenth century lighting; the mechanical bits of iron represent the locksmith hobby of Louis XVI; the diamonds are for the Diamond Necklace of Marie Antoinette.
Marie Antoinette (2006) Austrian teenager Marie Antoinette (Kirsten Dunst, left) becomes Queen of France in 1774.
Local hope Marie Antoinette San Diego bested fellow Woman Fide Master Juwita Ardelia Sharfina in the seventh round Friday to tie Chinese Ruotong Chu for the lead in the girls' division of the Eastern Asia Juniors Chess Championships in Tagaytay City.
Ten years ago Caroline Weber's book, Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution, proposed that her subject's preoccupation with clothing was an attempt to assert independence, but ultimately assisted in the downfall of the French Crown.
For students of history, this unfair disparagement of Clinton seemed similar to the hatred that developed in the last days of France's ancient regime towards the queen, Marie Antoinette, who came to be seen as the cause of the country's ills because of her profligate spending.
I wanted them to feel like this is what Marie Antoinette might wear to the gym, or play tennis in.
Others see only Maud's insanity, but friend Felix is intent on solving the mystery of where Marie Antoinette is buried, a secret that keeps both Maud and Marie's ghost restless.