Meaning of carmagnole


Pronunciation: (kär"mun-yōl' Fr. kar-ma-nyôl'), [key]
— pl. -ma•gnoles
  1. a dance and song popular during the French Revolution.
  2. a man's loose jacket with wide lapels and metal buttons, worn during the French Revolution.
  3. the costume of the French revolutionists, consisting chiefly of this jacket, black pantaloons, and a red liberty cap.
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