Joséphe Jeanne Marie Antoinette, 1755–93, queen of France 1774–93: wife of Louis XVI; executed in the French Revolution (daughter of Maria Theresa; sister of Joseph II, Leopold II).
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How to use Marie Antoinette in a sentence
From June 1791 to August 1792, as Marie Antoinette and the rest of the royal family were confined to Paris’ Tuileries Palace following an escape attempt, the queen managed a clandestine correspondence with Swedish Count Axel von Fersen.Ink analysis reveals Marie Antoinette’s letters’ hidden words and who censored them | Carolyn Gramling | October 1, 2021 | Science News
As the song’s second verse begins, the video turns to the Colosseum, where Lil Nas emerges shackled in a Marie Antoinette-like wig.Historians Decode the Religious Symbolism and Queer Iconography of Lil Nas X's 'Montero' Video | Andrew R. Chow | March 30, 2021 | Time
Her claims of being “dead broke” or “not truly well off” sound almost as empathetic as Marie Antoinette telling folks to eat cake.
Think Marie Antoinette and her semi-public dressing rituals.
His first profile will focus on the style of Marie Antoinette with contemporary portrait artist Elizabeth Peyton.Kanye West Ditches Nike for Adidas; H&M Promises Living Wages to Suppliers | The Fashion Beast Team | November 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Screenplays for Marie Antoinette, The Women, and Madame Curie fizzled.‘The Counselor’ & How Cormac McCarthy Beat the Hollywood Curse | Andrew Romano | October 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But at its most fully realized moments the trend recalls Marie Antoinette.Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, Marc Jacobs: Big Hips on the Runway | Misty White Sidell | March 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
We should tell of the ormolu mounts of the little table, and how it really once belonged to Marie Antoinette.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Marie Antoinette read the letter, but not understanding it, twisted it up into a taper and lighted it at her candle.Stories about Famous Precious Stones | Mrs Goddard Orpen
The guests, about forty, all approved by Marie Antoinette, included members of both the rival sets at Court.The False Chevalier | William Douw Lighthall
He could hear their shouts of triumph and the shameless cries of the women against Marie Antoinette.The False Chevalier | William Douw Lighthall
Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, would not be tied up to any rules as a girl.Fifty-Two Story Talks To Boys And Girls | Howard J. Chidley
British Dictionary definitions for Marie Antoinette
1755–93, queen of France (1774–93) by marriage to Louis XVI of France. Her opposition to reform during the Revolution contributed to the overthrow of the monarchy; guillotined
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Cultural definitions for Marie Antoinette
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