Definition of Joan of arc

1. Noun. French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned king; she was later tried for heresy and burned at the stake (1412-1431).

Exact synonyms: Jeanne D'arc, Saint Joan
Generic synonyms: Martyr, Military Leader

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Joan Of Arc

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Joan Didion
Joan Miro
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Literary usage of Joan of arc

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1. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"SAINT joan of arc THE evidence furnished at the Trials and ... The Official Record of the Trials and Rehabilitation of Joan of Arc is the most remarkable ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"What Joan of Arc did was to restore their confidence ; this was her good fortune or her mission. The disinherited and degraded middle and lower classes rose ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1871)
"joan of arc. This lady was said to be the most lovely woman of the days of Gladstone the Consul. The daughter of a Doctor of Divinity, she was born at ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"Joan of Arc, Personal Recollections of, by «Mark Twain» (SL Clemens), 1896. This story, founded on the history of Joan of Arc, professes to be a translation ..."

5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"A BRITISH ESTIMATE OF JOAN'S SERVICES Those writers who consider Joan of Arc not merely as a female Mohammed, but as a heaven-sent saviour, do not enhance ..."

6. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"... Madrid Muse- joan of Arc in Prison, Paul Delaroche, Duke of Padua. urn ; Baptism of Christ, Conversion of St. Paul, St. Thomas of Villanueva, Cathedral, ..."

7. The "A.L.A." Index: An Index to General Literature, Biographical, Historical by American Library Association (1901)
"Joan of Arc. Chambers's Miscel. no. 25. — Clarke, JF Events, 167.— With portrait. ... Joan of Arc in England. Darmesteter. Eng. stud. 3. Creasy. ..."

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