Part of speech: noun

A native or inhabitant of Marseilles.

Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to Marseilles, a French seaport.

Part of speech: noun

Fem. The Marseillaise hymn, the national hymn of the French republic.

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Usage examples "marseillaise":

  1. And one day when a socialist speaker struck town the whole college turned out in parade, waving red sweaters and firing " bombs" and roaring a wordless Marseillaise! - "The Harbor", Ernest Poole.
  2. I will sing you the Marseillaise! - "Dross", Henry Seton Merriman.
  3. Then the President and Senate struck up " Yankee Doodle" as loudly as they could, whilst the Congress shouted the virile " Marseillaise." - "The Moon-Voyage", Jules Verne.