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(French ɑ̃twanɛt)
(Biography) See Marie Antoinette


(ˌæn twəˈnɛt, -tə-)

Marie, 1755–93, queen of France 1774–93: wife of Louis XVI.
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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.
To the thinker, the most tragic fact in the whole of the French Revolution is not that Marie Antoinette was killed for being a queen, but that the starved peasant of the Vendee voluntarily went out to die for the hideous cause of feudalism.
said Anne of Austria, in the same tone as that in which, at a later period, poor Marie Antoinette replied, "You will tell me as much
She had the proud, impetuous face that goes with reddish colouring, and a Roman nose, as it did in Marie Antoinette.
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.
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.
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.
North Wales Conservative AM Antoinette Sandbach used the initials FFS (meaning "for .
Her mum Antoinette said: "It kills me to see her not being able to play like the other kids.
ANTOINETTE PAXMAN proved she is a force to be reckoned with and took the Nora Sample Trophy at Woodsome Hall's Lady Captain's Day.
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Glass Elevator Media, a creative content incubator, announced today that it has named Azure Antoinette its Chief Marketing Officer.