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Joan of Arc

 (jōn; ärk), Saint French name Jeanne d'Arc (zhän därk′) Known as "the Maid of Orléans" and "La Pucelle." 1412?-1431.
French military leader and mystic who organized the French resistance against the English at the siege of Orléans, led an army of 12,000 to Rheims, and had the dauphin crowned Charles VII (1429). Captured and sold to the English by the Burgundians (1430), she was tried for heresy and sorcery and was burned at the stake in Rouen.

Joan of Arc

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(Biography) Saint known as the Maid of Orléans; French name Jeanne d'Arc. ?1412–31, French national heroine, who led the army that relieved Orléans in the Hundred Years' War, enabling Charles VII to be crowned at Reims (1429). After being captured (1430), she was burnt at the stake as a heretic. She was canonized in 1920. Feast day: May 30

Joan of Arc

(ˈdʒoʊn əv ˈɑrk)
n.
Saint ( “the Maid of Orléans” ), 1412?–31, French martyr who raised the siege of Orléans. French, Jeanne d'Arc.
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Noun1.Joan of Arc - French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned kingJoan of Arc - French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned king; she was later tried for heresy and burned at the stake (1412-1431)
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They were Agnes la Herme, Jehanne de la Tarme, Henriette la Gaultière, Gauchère la Violette, all four widows, all four dames of the Chapel Etienne Haudry, who had quitted their house with the permission of their mistress, and in conformity with the statutes of Pierre d'Ailly, in order to come and hear the sermon.
What is to become of us," said Jehanne, "if that is the way children are made now?
This pretended foundling is a real monster of abomination," resumed Jehanne.
My opinion is," exclaimed Jehanne de la Tarme, "that it would be better for the louts of Paris, if this little magician were put to bed on a fagot than on a plank.
When the first surprise was over, Jehanne de la Tarme bent down to the ear of la Gaultière,--
Sittie Jehanne Mutin, chair of the RCBW, said the summit's main objective is to strengthen the capacity of women leaders in the region in assuming various roles in economic development leading to a more progressive autonomous region.
Sudan's tactic of silencing dissent through mass arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, and other rights violations needs to stop," said Jehanne Henry, senior Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch.
In the film, the director, Iman Kamel, is shown to find the diary of a fictional young Bedouin girl named Jehanne in the western deserts of Egypt.
We're kind of guessing in the dark," said Jehanne Henry, a South Sudan specialist with Human Rights Watch.
Morris Library Auditorium * SIU Campus: Devils Kitchen Literary Festival presents Jehanne Dubrow, Brian Fanelli, Brendan Galvin, Donna Kaz, Alexander Weinstein, and Erika Wurth (panel discussion and author readings)
Conocio a Juana de Arco y apoyo su causa libertaria, pero no pudo hacer nada por salvarla pues la Inquisicion era implacable con toda injerencia sacrilega, y le dedico la Ditie de Jehanne d'Arc (Cancion en honor de Juana de Arco).
To prove that H(x, u), and hence H(x, 1), is algebraic, we make use of a general result of Bousquet-Melou and Jehanne [3].