|carmagnole (ˌkɑːmənˈjəʊl, French karmaɲɔl)|
|1.||a dance and song popular during the French Revolution|
|2.||the costume worn by many French Revolutionaries, consisting of a short jacket with wide lapels, black trousers, a red liberty cap, and a tricoloured sash|
|[C18: from French, probably named after Carmagnola, Italy, taken by French Revolutionaries in 1792]|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
originally, a Piedmontese peasant costume (from the Italian town of Carmagnola) that was well known in the south of France and brought to Paris by the revolutionaries of Marseille in 1792.
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