- 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.