Isolde


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I·sol·de

 (ĭ-sōl′də, ĭ-zōl′-)
n.
Variant of Iseult.
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Isolde

(iˈzɔldə)
n
(European Myth & Legend) the German name of Iseult
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Noun1.Isolde - (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
legend, fable - a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
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Translations

Isolde

[ɪˈzɒldə] NIseo, Isolda
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References in classic literature ?
Mademoiselle had glided from the Chopin into the quivering lovenotes of Isolde's song, and back again to the Impromptu with its soulful and poignant longing.
London-headquartered Soliton, launched in 2017, said Isolde had historically been overlooked, partially as a result of "seismic imaging limitations" on legacy 3D data.
All of their weddings took place in a small semi-autonomous duchy while on ostensibly "spur of the moment" trips--arranged by Isolde, of course.
It is primarily in the music of Richard Wagner that Giorgio seeks this, and specifically his drama Tristan und Isolde (Tristan and Isolde, premiered 1865).
Dulcamara cons the naive, tee-total Nemorino into buying and quickly drinking a bottle of cheap wine, declaring it to be the Elixir of Queen Isolde herself.
Isolde added: "This animal has been on the planet for over a quarter of a billion years and to be the first zoo to ever breed them outside of their homeland in New Zealand is undoubtedly an amazing event."
DRESDEN, Germany -- David Dawson's new "Tristan und Isolde'' for the Dresden Semperoper Ballett raises interesting questions about the full-length story ballet, a genre much loved by audiences and infrequently tackled by choreographers today.
Mortier had scheduled the new work, about the romantic and sexual relationship between two men from the American West, alongside a staging of Wagner's Tristan and Isolde. In a release distributed just as he was replaced at Teatro Real, Mortier said: "The importance of Annie Proulx's novel is that 'great love' is 'great love' even if social reflections and conventions are opposed to it.
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Tristan and Isolde, WMC, Cardiff ?????rama on the high seas as Welsh National Opera opens its summer season with Wagner's epic love tragedy Tristan and Isolde.
Dearly loved husband of Margaret, loving dad of Anne and husband Tony, special grandad of Ian and Rachael, and fun great-grandad to Kiyo, Isolde, Cassian and Isla.
Between the characters in the title, she considers Elisabeth and Venus in Tannhauser, Elsa and Ortrud in Lohengrin, Brunnhilde in Der Ring de Nibelungen, Isolde in Tristan und Isolde, and Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg.