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.
said he, with a broad Marseillaise accent, and a grin that displayed his ivory-white teeth.
Armagnac specialized rather in a resistance to militarism, and wished the chorus of the Marseillaise altered from "Aux armes, citoyens" to "Aux greves, citoyens".
Contract notice: Development of outdoor sports areas of the City Mixed Marseillaise MARSEILLES (13)
Ahmed Hanachi a tue deux jeunes filles, le 1er octobre 2017, dans une attaque au couteau a la gare de Marseille-Saint-Charles, avant d'etre abattu par la police marseillaise, rappelle-t-on.
When complete, La Marseillaise will contain an estimated total of 18,800[m.
Philippe Leire, Axalta sales manager for powder coatings in France, said: "The La Marseillaise project is a double success.
1792: La Marseillaise was composed by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle.
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.
Scott Burton finds a spirit of unity as racegoers return to Auteuil for the first time since the terror attacks on Paris APOPULAR and defiant sentiment directed at those behind the November 13 terror attacks, which has been circulating in various forms during the past week, can be approximated as follows: "You have made the provinces love Paris and the English sing La Marseillaise.
JOEY BARTON reckons the singing of La Marseillaise at all Premier League games this weekend should be a love song not a war cry.
MY pronunciation was decidedly dodgy, and I did regret having not taken more notice in the classroom all those years ago, but like nearly 70,000 people at Wembley on Tuesday evening my singing of La Marseillaise was as genuinely heartfelt as it was probably tonally flat.