Marianne [mair-ee-an, mar-] Examples noun
- the French Republic, personified as a woman.
- 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.
November 6, 2014
David Bowie, Ronnie Wood, and Marianne Faithfull were regulars at the Rainbow Room, a restaurant on the fifth floor.
October 15, 2014
Marianne Stewart of Cedar Falls needed repeated prodding to recall that she had caucused for Santorum.
August 12, 2014
California congressional candidate and New Age guru Marianne Williamson is funding her campaign with some very unusual donors.
May 28, 2014
During their weekly massage sessions, Marianne constantly rips into her ex-husband—whom Eva discovers is none other than Albert.
September 9, 2013
Historical Examples of marianne
Mathieu and Marianne thereupon recognized the Lepailleurs, the people of the mill.
After a spell of silence she inquired, “And is my good cousin Marianne quite well?”
Marianne leant over the cradle which was near her, beside the bed.
But Marianne was pitiless: her rule was the bath first and milk afterwards.
But there was quite another side to their idyl, and Marianne mentioned it to her husband.
British Dictionary definitions for marianne Marianne noun
- 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; sometimes anglicized as Mary Anne. Name of a republican secret society formed in France in 1851, hence “personification of the French Republic.”