Marianne

noun Mar·i·anne \ˌmarēˈan, ˌmer-, ˌmār-; ˌmaarēˈaa(ə)n\
variants: less commonly

Marianna

\-ˈanə\

Definition of Marianne

plural

-s

  1. :  the French Republic personified :  the French people

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Origin and Etymology of marianne

French, from Marianne, French republican society of the 1850s with the aim of overthrowing Napoleon III, from the feminine name Marianne


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