noun, plural chan·sons [shan-suh nz; French shahn-sawn] /ˈʃæn sənz; French ʃɑ̃ˈsɔ̃/.
- channing, edward,
- channing, william ellery,
- chanson d'amour,
- chanson de geste,
- chanson de roland,
Origin of chanson
Examples from the Web for chanson
Ballade, rondeau, chanson, each is manipulated with the skill of a goldsmith setting his gems.A History of French Literature|Edward Dowden
He met them at their convivial gatherings, he heard the chanson sung by voyageurs, and the "habitant" caught his fancy.The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists|George Bryce
"Chanson," exhibited at the Paris Exposition, 1900, displays something of the same quality.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Usually, however, the chanson de nonne is more frivolous than this and all ends happily.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535|Eileen Edna Power
If we except the Chanson de Roland, there is no original mediaeval literature that can be compared with the Icelandic.Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth|George Brandes
c.1600, from French chanson, from Old French chançon "song, epic poem" (12c.), from Latin cantionem (nominative cantio) "song," from past participle stem of canere (see chant (v.)).