Definition of bal masqué in English:

bal masqué

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Pronunciation: /ˌbal maˈskeɪ
, bal maske/

noun (plural bals masqués pronunc. same)

  • A masked ball.
    More example sentences
    • It was said that the beautiful maharani sometimes danced on tables at bals masqués in Paris, dressed only in an emerald necklace.
    • I could not imagine what a bal masqué and Père-Lachaise had to do with one another.
    • In Versailles’ heyday it was the scene of bals masqués and outdoor concerts.



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