Definition of bal masqué in English:

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bal masqué

Pronunciation: /ˌbal maˈskeɪ/
/bal maske/

noun (plural bals masqués pronounced same)

A masked ball.
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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