[ muh-rid-ee-en, muh-rid-ee-en; French mey-ree-dyen ]
/ məˌrɪd iˈɛn, məˈrɪd iˌɛn; French meɪ riˈdyɛn /
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noun, plural mé·ri·di·ennes [muh-rid-ee-enz, muh-rid-ee-enz; French mey-ree-dyen]. /məˌrɪd iˈɛnz, məˈrɪd iˌɛnz; French meɪ riˈdyɛn/. French Furniture.
a short sofa of the Empire period, having arms of unequal height connected by a back with a sloping top.
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Origin of méridienne
<French, special use of feminine of méridienmeridian (adj.)
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