valiance

noun
val·​iance | \ ˈval-yən(t)s How to pronounce valiance (audio) \

Definition of valiance

: valor

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But Herrera’s valiance and skills as one of the Mexican Revolution’s most successful soldaderas are an example of the bravery and sacrifices women during this time made to change the history of Mexico’s politics — and should not be forgotten. Teen Vogue, "Mexican Revolutionary Petra Herrera Posed as a Man to Fight for Her Country," 1 Apr. 2019 The same was true, with opposite partisan valiance, of Democrats who supported Bill Clinton or Ted Kennedy. Jeet Heer, The New Republic, "Trump’s sexual misconduct does not embody working class family values.," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of valiance

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for valiance

Middle English vailliaunce, borrowed from Anglo-French vaillance, from vaillant "worthy, strong, courageous" + -ance -ance — more at valiant entry 1

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