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Ariane

[ar-ee-an; French a-ryan] /ˌær iˈæn; French aˈryan/
noun
1.
Rocketry. a French-built, three-stage, liquid-propellant rocket for launching satellites into orbit around the earth.
2.
a female given name, French form of Ariadne.
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  • Notwithstanding this mortification, the actress had no reason to be dissatisfied with her performance of Ariane.

  • Had it been written in compunction for Ariane aux bords laisse?

    Adrienne Toner Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • This time she succeeded better than in Ariane, and went to the extreme of simplicity.

  • The wives are adorning them-761-selves with the help of Ariane.

  • Although to our way of thinking Bacchus was a distinct work, it should form a whole with Ariane.

    My Recollections Jules Massenet
  • You will perhaps observe that I have said nothing about Ariane.

    My Recollections Jules Massenet

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