carmagnole


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car·ma·gnole

 (kär′mə-nyōl′)
n.
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.]

carmagnole

(ˌkɑːmənˈjəʊl; French karmaɲɔl)
n
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]

car•ma•gnole

(ˌkɑr mənˈyoʊl)

n.
1. a dance and song popular during the French Revolution.
2.
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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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").
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.
Mark Forster, 41, accused of battering Roland Carmagnole, 27, to death in 1987, was acquitted of murder by a Liverpool crown court jury.
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, appeared at Liverpool Crown Court and denied murdering 27-year-old Roland Carmagnole as he walked along Scotland Road, Liverpool, in 1987.
Mark Forster, 41, is accused at Liverpool crown court of attacking 27-year-old Roland Carmagnole as he walked along Scotland Road in 1987.
Student Roland Carmagnole was battered to death as he walked home along Scotland Road in 1987.
David Steer QC, prosecuting, told the jury on December 12, 1987, Mr Carmagnole wasfound lying unconscious at railings in Scotland Road after having been beaten with a two-foot long piece of wood.
Roland Carmagnole was 27 when he was battered to death with a piece of wood as he walked along Scotland Road more than 18 years ago.
David Steer QC, prosecuting, told the court on Dec 12, 1987, Mr Carmagnole was walking to his home in Oxford Road, Bootle following a night out in the city centre with friends.
Liverpool crown court heard Mark Forster was picked up for the killing of Roland Carmagnole because it had been "playing on the mind" of a former friend.
Roland Carmagnole was beaten round the head with a plank of wood, breaking every bone in his face and fracturing his skull twice.