Marianne [mair-ee-an, mar-] Examples noun

  1. the French Republic, personified as a woman.
  2. a female given name.

Examples from the Web for marianne Contemporary Examples of marianne

  • Her old sister, Marianne, had showed up to her polling place wearing a black skirt, black top, and black heels.

    Meet Gina Raimondo, the Only Democratic Star of 2014

    David Freedlander

    November 6, 2014

  • David Bowie, Ronnie Wood, and Marianne Faithfull were regulars at the Rainbow Room, a restaurant on the fifth floor.

    Barbara Hulanicki, Queen of Fast Fashion

    Lizzie Crocker

    October 15, 2014

  • Marianne Stewart of Cedar Falls needed repeated prodding to recall that she had caucused for Santorum.

    Rick Santorum Is Kinda Coming Back for 2016

    Ben Jacobs

    August 12, 2014

  • California congressional candidate and New Age guru Marianne Williamson is funding her campaign with some very unusual donors.

    The Political Candidate Backed By A “Son Of God” And An End Of Life Doula

    David Freedlander

    May 28, 2014

  • During their weekly massage sessions, Marianne constantly rips into her ex-husband—whom Eva discovers is none other than Albert.

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus On ‘Enough Said,’ James Gandolfini’s Last Leading Role

    Marlow Stern

    September 9, 2013

  • Historical Examples of marianne

  • Mathieu and Marianne thereupon recognized the Lepailleurs, the people of the mill.


    Emile Zola

  • After a spell of silence she inquired, “And is my good cousin Marianne quite well?”


    Emile Zola

  • Marianne leant over the cradle which was near her, beside the bed.


    Emile Zola

  • But Marianne was pitiless: her rule was the bath first and milk afterwards.


    Emile Zola

  • But there was quite another side to their idyl, and Marianne mentioned it to her husband.


    Emile Zola

  • British Dictionary definitions for marianne Marianne noun

    1. a female figure personifying the French republic after the Revolution (1789)

    Word Origin and History for marianne Marianne

    fem. proper name, from French, a variant of Marian; sometimes anglicized as Mary Anne. Name of a republican secret society formed in France in 1851, hence “personification of the French Republic.”

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