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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Director Antoinette Jadaone has put out a cryptic blog on goings-on in one troubled film that she claimed was "anticlimactic" and "causing disappointment at the end of an exciting or impressive series of events.
Interestingly, it was film director Antoinette Jadaone who recently uploaded the video on Instagram.
Innocent victims Antoinette Corbally, 48, and 30-year-old Clinton Shannon were shot dead in North Dublin on August 16.
Gaston's friend Antoinette is a very special poodle who learns to follow her heart and be herself in this charming companion to Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson's beloved picture book "Gaston".