- the short jacket with wide lapels, or the costume consisting of this jacket, black trousers, a red cap, and tricolored girdle, worn by French Revolutionaries (1792)
- a lively song and street dance popular during the French Revolution
Origin of carmagnoleFr, altered (after Carmagnola, town in Piedmont, occupied by revolutionaries in 1792) from older carmignole, kind of cap (dial. carmignola, jacket); probably ultimately from Classical Latin carminare, to card wool from carmen, a card from carrere: see card
- often Carmagnole A lively song and accompanying dance popular among radical republicans during the French Revolution.
- A short jacket worn especially by French revolutionaries.
Origin of carmagnoleFrench from French dialectal (Dauphiné, Savoy) carmagniôla a style of coat worn by peasants on formal occasions probably after Carmagnola a city in the Piedmont region of Italy
- A popular or Red Republican song and dance, of the time of the first French Revolution.
- (archaic) A bombastic report from the French armies.