Marseillaise


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Marseillaise

(ˌmɑːsəˈleɪz; French marsɛjɛz)
n
(Music, other) the Marseillaise the French national anthem. Words and music were composed in 1792 by C. J. Rouget de Lisle as a war song for the Rhine army of revolutionary France
[C18: from French (chanson) Marseillaise song of Marseille (it was first sung in Paris by the battalion of Marseille)]
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Marseillaise

[ˌmɑːsəˈleɪz] N the Marseillaisela Marsellesa

Marseillaise

n the Marseillaisedie Marseillaise
References in classic literature ?
These Marseillaises make Marseillaise hymns and Marseilles vests and Marseilles soap for all the world, but they never sing their hymns or wear their vests or wash with their soap themselves.
Jurgis had never heard it, and he could not make out the words, but the wild and wonderful spirit of it seized upon him--it was the "Marseillaise!" As stanza after stanza of it thundered forth, he sat with his hands clasped, trembling in every nerve.
"What, is it you, Edmond, back again?" said he, with a broad Marseillaise accent, and a grin that displayed his ivory-white teeth.
Then the president and the senate struck up in a tremendous voice the popular song "Yankee Doodle," while from the congress resounded the masculine tones of the "Marseillaise."
Armagnac specialized rather in a resistance to militarism, and wished the chorus of the Marseillaise altered from "Aux armes, citoyens" to "Aux greves, citoyens".
1792: La Marseillaise was composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
KEVIN DE BRUYNE says he would be surprised if Belgium's French coach Thierry Henry did not sing La Marseillaise before tonight's semi-final clash.
"If we listen to 'La Marseillaise' (French national anthem), it is a call to go to war and I don't like that," Benzema told Marca on Tuesday.
When complete, La Marseillaise will contain an estimated total of 18,800[m.sup.3] of concrete and 16,000[m.sup.2] of coated facades, including aluminum profiles and 3,800 sun shields made of ultra-high performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPC).
When complete, La Marseillaise will contain an estimated total of 18,800[m.sup.3] of concrete and 16,000[m.sup.2] of coated facades, including aluminium profiles and 3,800 sun shields made of ultra-high performance fibre-reinforced concrete (UHPO.
In a famous scene, she tearfully shouts "Vive La France" after the clientele in Rick's Cafe sing La Marseillaise to drown out singing by German soldiers.