a dance and song popular during the French Revolution.
a man's loose jacket with wide lapels and metal buttons, worn during the French Revolution.
the costume of the French revolutionists, consisting chiefly of this jacket, black pantaloons, and a red liberty cap.
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How to use carmagnole in a sentence
Had their cherished plans then, been overheard by this fierce little Republican who danced the carmagnole and sang the "Ça ira!"When a Cobbler Ruled a King | Augusta Huiell Seaman
But, in truth, the tree was too lofty to have a red cap placed on its top, or a carmagnole danced beneath it.The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine | Heinrich Heine
Instantly, all the rest fell to dancing, and the courtyard overflowed with the carmagnole.A Tale of Two Cities | Charles Dickens
In the distance his footsteps grew faint, while for a time the gay chorus of the carmagnole told of his passage.In the Name of Liberty | Owen Johnson
This combination of revolutionary lyrics—Ça Ira and carmagnole—was chanted fervidly.Visionaries | James Huneker
British Dictionary definitions for carmagnole
a dance and song popular during the French Revolution
the costume worn by many French Revolutionaries, consisting of a short jacket with wide lapels, black trousers, a red liberty cap, and a tricoloured sash
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