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Ma·rie An·toi·nette(mə-rē′ ăn′twə-nĕt′) 1755-1793.
Queen of France (1774-1793) as the wife of Louis XVI. She was tried and executed during the French Revolution.
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Marie Antoinette(French mari ɑ̃twanɛt)
(Biography) 1755–93, queen of France (1774–93) by marriage to Louis XVI of France. Her opposition to reform during the Revolution contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; guillotined
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Ma•rie An•toi•nette(məˈri ˌæn twəˈnɛt, ˌæn tə-)
(Josèphe Jeanne Marie Antoinette) 1755–93, queen of France 1774–93: wife of Louis XVI; daughter of Maria Theresa.
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|Noun||1.||Marie Antoinette - queen of France (as wife of Louis XVI) who was unpopular; her extravagance and opposition to reform contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; she was guillotined along with her husband (1755-1793)|
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