Definition of Marseillaise in English:

Marseillaise

Syllabification: Mar·seil·laise
Pronunciation: /ˌmärseˈyez
 
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  • The national anthem of France, written by Rouget de Lisle in 1792.

Origin

French, feminine of Marseillais 'of Marseilles'.

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