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Meaning of "de Valois" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DE VALOIS

de Valois  [də ˈvælwɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DE VALOIS

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
De Valois is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DE VALOIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ninette de Valois

Dame Ninette de Valois, OM, CH, DBE, FRAD, FISTD was an Irish-born British dancer, teacher, choreographer and director of classical ballet. Most notably, she danced professionally with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, later establishing The Royal Ballet, one of the foremost ballet companies of the 20th century and one of the leading ballet companies in the world today. She also established the Birmingham Royal Ballet and Royal Ballet School. She is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the history of ballet and as the 'godmother' of English ballet.

Definition of de Valois in the English dictionary

The definition of de Valois in the dictionary is Dame Ninette. original name Edris Stannus. 1898–2001, British ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Ireland: a founder of the Vic-Wells Ballet Company, which under her direction became the Royal Ballet.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DE VALOIS


armoire
ɑːmˈwɑː
boudoir
ˈbuːdwɑː
bourgeois
ˈbʊəʒwɑː
Chihuahua
tʃɪˈwɑːwɑː
couloir
ˈkuːlwɑː
devoir
ˈdevwɑː
Dubois
djuːˈbwɑː
Kwa
kwɑː
Levallois
ləˈvælwɑː
memoir
ˈmɛmwɑː
noir
nwɑː
pulwar
ˈpʌlwɑː
racloir
ˈrækˌlwɑː
repertoire
ˈrɛpəˌtwɑː
reservoir
ˈrɛzəˌvwɑː
Seychellois
ˌseɪʃɛlˈwɑː
shalwar
ˈʃælwɑː
tous-les-mois
ˌtuːleɪˈmwɑː
tulwar
ˈtʌlwɑː
wawa
ˈwɑːˌwɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DE VALOIS

de los Angeles
de luxe
De Mille
de Molina
De Morgan´s laws
De Niro
de novo
de profundis
De Quincey
de re
de rigueur
de Sica
De Soto
De Stijl
de trop
de Valera
De Vries
de Wet
de Wint
de Witt

WORDS THAT END LIKE DE VALOIS

Artois
avoirdupois
barachois
bavarois
Beninois
Blois
chamois
coureurs de bois
Dunois
Illinois
Iroquois
Laois
Margaret of Valois
Maurois
patois
petit bourgeois
petits pois
putois
Valois
Vaudois

Synonyms and antonyms of de Valois in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «de Valois» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DE VALOIS

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Translator English - Chinese

德瓦卢瓦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de Valois
570 millions of speakers

English

de Valois
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डे Valois
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دي فالوا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

де Валуа
278 millions of speakers

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de Valois
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডি Valois
260 millions of speakers

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de Valois
220 millions of speakers

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De Valois
190 millions of speakers

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de Valois
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ド·ヴァロワ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

드 발 루아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

De Valois
85 millions of speakers
vi

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de Valois
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டி வால்யூஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डी व्हॅलोइस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

De Valois
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

de Valois
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

de Valois
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

де Валуа
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de Valois
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

de Valois
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

de Valois
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

de Valois
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

de Valois
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of de Valois

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DE VALOIS»

The term «de Valois» is regularly used and occupies the 90.653 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DE VALOIS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about de Valois

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DE VALOIS»

Discover the use of de Valois in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to de Valois and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois
The book also offers a commentary on the trends, customs and royal life at the end of 16th century. Marguerite de Valois engrosses the reader with her lucid and eloquent style of writing. Captivating!
Marguerite De Valois, 2006
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An English Ballet
This volume provides thought-provoking and fascinating reading for all lovers of ballet, dance and art. ‘Madam’s voice comes across... her no nonsense advice and instinctive reactions which she passionately believed in and which she ...
Ninette de Valois, David Gayle, 2012
3
Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois
An outstanding work of history, it throws light on the life in French court and presents the butchery of St. Bartholomew's Day. The book also offers a commentary on the trends, customs and royal life at the end of 16th century.
Marguerite de Queen of Navarr, Queen Marguerite, Consort of Henry IV, 2006
4
Marguerite de Valois: An Historical Novel
In 1570s France, young King Charles IX is dominated by his mother, Queen Catherine de Medici.
Alexandre Dumas, 2010
5
Queen Margot, or, Marguerite de Valois
During religious wars in France, Marguerite de Valois, a Catholic, marries Henry de Navarre, a Protestant and the future king
Alexandre Dumas, 1994
6
Margaret de Valois
This novel is set in Paris 1572 during the reign of Charles IX and the French Wars of Religion, and follows Marguerite de Valois, daughter of the deceased Henry II and the infamous scheming Catholic power player Catherine de' Medici.
Alexandre Dumas, 2010
7
The making of a choreographer: Ninette de Valois and Bar aux ...
Centering on Ninette de Valois's formative years as a choreographer and a shaper of British ballet, this book closely examines her 1934 ballet Bar aux Folies-Bergre, which was inspired by the famous Edouard Manet painting and created for ...
Beth Genné, 1996
8
Ninette de Valois: Adventurous Traditionalist
Ninette de Valois was gifted with myriad talents. To summarise these as dancer, choreographer, artistic director and theatre administrator tells only a fraction of her story.
Richard Allen Cave, Libby Worth, 2012
9
Seeing
One of the most remarkable things about seeing is how effortless this complex task appears to be. This book provides a comprehensive overview of research on the myriad complexities of this task.
Karen K. De Valois, 2000
10
The Entire Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois
However, his words inspired me with resolution and powers I did not think myself possessed of before.
Queen Marguerite De Valois, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DE VALOIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term de Valois is used in the context of the following news items.
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The mother of all problems
... the toxic relationships and motives before, during and after the ill-conceived marriage of the Catholic Marguerite de Valois, daughter of Henri ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
2
Opera Australia to Present Return of DON CARLOS, 7/14
Prince Don Carlos falls in love with Elisabeth de Valois, the eldest daughter of the King of France. But politics conquers love, and Elisabeth is ... «Broadway World, Jun 15»
3
Who said 75 was too old to write your first novel?
... when he befriended Catherine de Valois, King Henry V's lovely young widow who was French, a foreigner ostracised by the English court. «WalesOnline, Jun 15»
4
Local dancer offered place at one of the world's most famous …
The school was founded in 1926, when Dame Ninette de Valois opened her Academy of Choreographic Art as a repertory ballet company and ... «This Is Lancashire, Jun 15»
5
What are you reading now?
Nancy Goldstone, author of The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a ... «Miami Herald, Jun 15»
6
The Tales of Hoffmann review – Powell and Pressburger's purest work
... toured the country under the auspices of Ninette de Valois's Sadler's Wells opera and ENSA (Entertainments National Service Association). «The Guardian, Jun 15»
7
Royal Ballet Returns to New York After More Than a Decade
They suggest that Ninette de Valois, the founder of the Royal Ballet, was right when she insisted that the company's most valuable achievement ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
8
BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theater's SLEEPING BEAUTY
As Dame Ninette de Valois said of Sergeyev, he played fast and loose with the notation. But how did she know that? But after reading so much ... «Broadway World, Jun 15»
9
Dancing the Fairy Tale | Producing and Performing The Sleeping …
... female leaders in the ballet field including Ninette de Valois, Agnes de Mille, Bronislava Nijinska, Ruth Page, Lucia Chase and Anna Pavlova ... «The Dance Journal, Jun 15»
10
BWW Reviews: The Royal Ballet Triumphs at the Kennedy Center …
Founded by Dame Ninette de Valois in 1931, the Royal Ballet is one of the most prominent ballet companies in the world. It has boasted some ... «Broadway World, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. De Valois [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/de-valois>. Oct 2021 ».
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