feu de joie


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feu de joie

(fø də ʒwa)
n, pl feux de joie ()
(Military) a salute of musketry fired successively by each man in turn along a line and back
[C18: literally: fire of joy]
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The royals would stand on the balcony of the Queen's London residence to view a flypast of up to 100 RAF aircraft, a parade of more than 1,000 personnel, and a feu de joie.
I hope we did them proud." After the flypast and a Feu de Joie - celebratory rifle fire - the six veterans attended an honorary lunch at the RAF Club in London's Piccadilly.
Meanwhile, back in the Welsh capital an all-female gun crew of army reservists performed a "feu de joie" rifle salute at Cardiff Castle on Sunday to celebrate the increased number of women joining the armed forces.
Also in the capital an allfemale gun crew of army reservists performed a "feu de joie" rifle salute at Cardiff Castle on Sunday to celebrate the increased number of women joining the armed forces.
J'ai envie d'allumer un feu de joie Faire la fete jusqu'au matin Avec les rois et les malandrins Allumer des cierges et des bougies Inviter la sagesse et la folie Et danser, danser, danser Pour me sentir si bien Mais sans toi, Je n'ai envie de rien!
The Queen's Guard made a "feu de joie" - a celebratory cascade of rifle fire - on the palace forecourt, interspersed with the national anthem played by the Band of the Irish Guards.
The balcony appearance was rounded off with a Feu de Joie, and a rousing chorous of the National Anthem.
The climax of the training period is the sunset ceremony that includes a rarely-seen feu de joie, in which the cadets fire rifles into the air as part of a drill movement.
Aragon entre, des son retour de guerre, dans la vie de Picasso, vers la fin de 1919, en lui demandant un frontispice pour son premier recueil de poemes Feu de joie. Picasso est entre dans la sienne plus tot, comme en temoignent le poeme La Belle Italienne dedie a Pablo Picasso dans Feu de joie et l'article Du Decor dans la revue de Louis Delluc Le Film du 16 septembre 1918.
Aragon's first collections of poems, Feu de joie (1920; "Bonfire") and Le Mouvement perpetuel (1925; "Perpetual Motion"), were followed by a novel, Le Paysan de Paris (1926; The Nightwalker).
His most prolific year as a writer seems to have been 1779, when he wrote The Word of Congress; The Congratulation; The Feu de Joie; and The American Times.
After the service the Queen will attend a series of receptions before returning to Buckingham Palace in a carriage procession where she will appear on the balcony to watch the flypast and feu de joie rifle salute.