Marie Antoinette [muh-ree an-twuh-net, an-tuh-; French ma-ree ahn-twa-net] Examples noun
- 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).
Antoinette [an-twuh-net, -tuh-; French ahn-twa-net] noun
- Ma·rie [muh-ree; French ma-ree] /məˈri; French maˈri/, 1755–93, queen of France 1774–93: wife of Louis XVI.
- a female given name: derived from Antoine
Examples from the Web for marie antoinette Historical Examples of marie antoinette
For all, too, that he was a god-son of Marie-Antoinette, he had no love for France.
Marie-Antoinette passed that way and was subjected to that cruel scrutiny.
Jetta S. Wolff
Marie-Antoinette was among the great ladies who danced there.
Jetta S. Wolff
The existence of Marie-Antoinette is problematical; that of Antigone is certain.
Remy de Gourmont
The old lady still used the cane with the short hook that all women carried in the early days of Marie-Antoinette.
Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for marie antoinette Marie Antoinette noun
- 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
Word Origin and History for marie antoinette Marie Antoinette
queen consort of Louis XVI (1755-1793); as a decorative style, from 1925.
marie antoinette in Culture Marie Antoinette [(muh-ree an-twuh-net, an-tuh-net)]
A French queen, born in, who was beheaded on the during the . Her husband, King , was also beheaded.