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Marie Louise

[muh-ree loo-eez; French ma-ree lweez] /məˈri luˈiz; French maˈri ˈlwiz/
noun
1.
1791–1847, 2nd wife of Napoleon I: empress of France; duchess of Parma 1816–31 (daughter of Francis II of Austria; mother of Napoleon II).
German Maria Luisa.
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  • Marie Louise lived but a few years to enjoy the love of her husband and the splendor of her rank.

  • Some boys have climbed over the wall, and are after the Marie Louise pears.

    Brownsmith's Boy George Manville Fenn
  • Don't you recollect how he conducted himself on the day of his marriage with Marie Louise?

    Pride Eugne Sue
  • But to Marie Louise, as to her Austrian attendants, they were all alike.

  • Marie Louise told him about Davidge and what Davidge had said of the need of men.

    The Cup of Fury Rupert Hughes
  • But Marie Louise was, after all, a woman, and she followed the guidance of her heart.

  • Instead of the expectable back yard, Marie Louise was startled to see a noble landscape leap into view.

    The Cup of Fury Rupert Hughes
  • The lame man was delighted, thinking that Marie Louise would be his.

    Basque Legends Wentworth Webster
  • Marie Louise found herself on a huge tapestried divan provided with deep, soft cushions that held her like a quicksands.

    The Cup of Fury Rupert Hughes
  • They place him at table, but Marie Louise alone recognised him.

    Basque Legends Wentworth Webster
British Dictionary definitions for Marie Louise

Marie Louise

/French mari lwiz/
noun
1.
1791–1847, empress of France (1811–15) as the second wife of Napoleon I; daughter of Francis I of Austria. On Napoleon's abdication (1815) she became Duchess of Parma
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