[ duh-val-wah ]
/ də ˈvæl wɑ /
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Dame Ni·nette [ni-net], /nɪˈnɛt/, Edris Stannus, 1898–2001, British ballet dancer, choreographer, teacher, and director: founder of the Royal Ballet (originally the Sadler's Wells Ballet).
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How to use de Valois in a sentence
Mistress of the Chevalier de Valois, and mother of a child that was attributed to the old aristocrat.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Adrian de Valois (or Valesius) died; a learned French historian and critic.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
At that instant the cries of little Charles de Valois, who had just awakened, were heard in the next room.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
The anointing alone makes the king, and Messire Charles de Valois had not been anointed.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
They heard the watch in the Rue de Valois; behind him, the keeper of the passage came to close the door.The Conspirators|Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
British Dictionary definitions for de Valois
/ (də ˈvælwɑː) /
Dame Ninette (niːˈnɛt). original name Edris Stannus. 1898–2001, British ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Ireland: a founder of the Vic-Wells Ballet Company (1931), which under her direction became the Royal Ballet (1956)
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