valois


valois

noun

  1. a member of a ruling family of France that reigned from 1328 to 1589.
  2. a county in the Île de France, which became united to the French crown in 1167 and was established as a duchy in 1406.

noun

  1. 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).

noun

  1. a historic region and former duchy of N France

noun

  1. a royal house of France, ruling from 1328 to 1589

noun

  1. See de Valois

noun

  1. 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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