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pompadour British & World English

A woman’s hairstyle in which the hair is turned back off the forehead in a roll

Pompadour, Marquise de British & World English

(1721–64), French noblewoman; known as Madame de Pompadour; born Jeanne Antoinette Poisson. In 1744 she became the mistress of Louis XV, gaining considerable influence at court, but she later became unpopular as a result of her interference in political affairs

Pompadour in pompadour British & World English

A woman’s hairstyle in which the hair is turned back off the forehead in a roll

Madame de Pompadour in Pompadour, Marquise de British & World English

(1721–64), French noblewoman; known as Madame de Pompadour; born Jeanne Antoinette Poisson. In 1744 she became the mistress of Louis XV, gaining considerable influence at court, but she later became unpopular as a result of her interference in political affairs