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ni·non

 (nē′nŏn′)
n.
A sheer fabric of silk, rayon, or nylon made in a variety of tight smooth weaves or open lacy patterns.

[Probably from French Ninon, nickname for Anne.]

ninon

(ˈniːnɒn; ˈnaɪnɒn; French ninɔ̃)
n
(Textiles) a fine strong silky fabric
[C20: from French]

ni•non

(ˈni nɒn; Fr. niˈnɔ̃)

n.
a sheer, crisp, usu. plain-weave fabric, used esp. for women's undergarments and gowns and for curtains.
[1910–15; < French; from hypocoristic form of Anne]
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Noun1.ninon - a fine strong sheer silky fabric made of silk or rayon or nylon
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
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The queen was in a morning gown, but it became her still; for, like Diana of Poictiers and Ninon, Anne of Austria enjoyed the privilege of remaining ever beautiful; nevertheless, this morning she looked handsomer than usual, for her eyes had all the sparkle inward satisfaction adds to expression.
They did this in part through the medium of translation--many years prior to Mereau's commensurately bold translations of Ninon de Lenclos (Purdy).
Brooks Toliver seeks an authentic song style among the recorded singers closest to the composer--Mary Garden, Maggie Teyte, Jane Bathori, Ninon Vallin, and Claire Croiza--and reaches the conclusion that, beyond certain commonalities (such as fast tempos, a lack of synchroniz ation between voice and piano, scoops and portamenti, and undramatic diction), Debussy expected interpretive liberties above all.
The range of reference within Zola's oeuvre is considerable, progressing from the Contes a Ninon to his Evangiles, but rather than reformulating the cycles of Zola's literary career in parallel with the variations on this particular theme, such a topic might have benefited from the lateral illuminations of history (though references to the history of the Church during the Third Republic are not entirely absent (see, for instance, pp.
Now Danish owners Carl and Ninon Lawaetz have been inundated with calls about the pounds 250- a-week cabin.
CHF is also featuring printed sheers on ninon and snow voiles printed on ninons with gold designs.
Zola's first book, published in 1864, was a collection of short stories called Contes a Ninon.
On the other hand, the Mini Croustade appetizers that Delices de Ninon sells in France have been a hit in Belgium, and one large Belgian distributor, INNO, is going to market Delices de Ninon's French cake, Le Supreme au Chocolat Amer.
De Hugo Gutierrez Vega (figura nodal del teatro universitario de mediados del siglo xx) a Fuensanta Zertuche (actriz iconica del teatro universitario en Casa del Lago en Roberte esta tarde de Klossowsky), las defunciones de Ninon Sevilla una de las principales exponentes del cine de rumberas (inaugurando la lista el 1 de enero de 2015), pasando por Magda Guzman (actriz que realizo excelentes actuaciones en teatro como fugando .
La presencia de actores, y especialmente de actrices cubanas, como las 'rumberas sabrosas' Ninon Sevilla, Maria Antonieta Pons, Amalia Aguilar y la vedette Rosita Fornes, definio una epoca y mitifico una imagen del ser cubano.
The performers surveyed will be Reynaldo Hahn himself, singing or accompanying his own songs; Debussy accompanying soprano Mary Garden, who was the first Melisande; Charles Panzera, Jane Bathori, and Ninon Vallin, who have together collaborated and premiered works with and by Faure, Debussy, Satie, Hahn, Ravel, Roussel, and Honegger, among others.
Una tercera figura de ficcion es nombrada como Ninon Rose, personaje de una novelita edificante cuyo titulo es omitido.