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Du Bar·ry(do͞o băr′ē, dyo͞o-, dü bä-rē′), Comtesse. Title of Marie Jeanne Bécu. 1743-1793.
French courtier and influential mistress of Louis XV. She was guillotined after being found guilty of crimes against the state by a Revolutionary tribunal.
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du Barry(djuː ˈbærɪ; French dy bari)
(Biography) Comtesse (kɔ̃tɛs), original name Marie Jeanne Bécu. ?1743–93, mistress of Louis XV, guillotined in the French Revolution
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Du Bar•ry(du ˈbær i, dyu)
Comtesse (Marie Jeanne Bécu), 1746–93, mistress of Louis XV.
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