Carmagnole meaning

kär'mə-nyōl'
A lively song and accompanying dance popular among radical republicans during the French Revolution.
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A short jacket worn especially by French revolutionaries.
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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)
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A lively song and street dance popular during the French Revolution.
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A popular or Red Republican song and dance, of the time of the first French Revolution.
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(archaic) A bombastic report from the French armies.
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Origin of carmagnole

  • French 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
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Wiktionary