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(French marjan)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a female figure personifying the French republic after the Revolution (1789)


(ˌmɛər iˈæn, ˌmær-)

the French Republic personified as a woman.
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What a pity it is, Elinor," said Marianne, "that Edward should have no taste for drawing.
I hope, Marianne," continued Elinor, "you do not consider him as deficient in general taste.
She knew that what Marianne and her mother conjectured one moment, they believed the next--that with them, to wish was to hope, and to hope was to expect.
She could not consider her partiality for Edward in so prosperous a state as Marianne had believed it.
Marianne McDonald spent seven months chasing British Airways for PS1600 they had awarded following a delayed flight from the Big Apple.
DECADES after they had a fling behind Mick Jagger's back, Keith Richards, 73, and Marianne Faithfull, 70, toast in Paris.
Marianne Fashions will help you look the part EVERYONE loves a good wedding and if you've been invited to one this year then it's certain to be the most important date in your diary.
Offering the very latest ladies designer fashion, Marianne Fashions is a long established retailer set up by Ann Carpenter more than 40 years ago.
Watts and Shoemaker revisit Marianne Kohn, a character first introduced in the graphic novel, Good-bye Marianne: A Story of Growing Up in Nazi Germany, published in 2008.
Marianne Lensink increases after four years as Director of Health Insurers Care farewell Netherlands.
Marianne von Lingenfels is an aristocrat whose husband died due to his involvement in an assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler's life.
Out of all the heroines that Austen has given us, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood undoubtedly have the most caring and nurturing mother.