Du Barry
biographical name Comtesse — see Jeanne Barry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • du Barry — [do͞o bar′ē; ] Fr [ dü bȧ rē′] Comtesse (born Marie Jeanne Bécu) 1743? 93; mistress of Louis XV of France …   English World dictionary

  • Du Barry —    David Belasco s five act historical extravaganza opened on 25 December 1901 at the Criterion Theatre for 165 performances. Staged with considerable historical detail in the visual elements, the sensationalized Du Barry involves French milliner …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Du Barry — Recorded as de Bari, De Barry, Du Barry, Dubarry, Barrie, and Barry, this very interesting surname has three possible origins. Firstly it may be French from the word bari , meaning a rampart or castle, and later applied to the suburbs below the… …   Surnames reference

  • Du Barry — noun courtier and influential mistress of Louis XV who was guillotined during the French Revolution (1743 1793) • Syn: ↑Comtesse Du Barry, ↑Marie Jeanne Becu • Instance Hypernyms: ↑courtier …   Useful english dictionary

  • Du Barry — Du Bar•ry [[t]du ˈbær i, dyu[/t]] n. big Comtesse (Marie Jeanne Bécu), 1746–93, mistress of Louis XV …   From formal English to slang

  • Du Barry — /dooh bar ee, dyooh/; Fr. /dyuu bann rddee /, Comtesse (Marie Jeanne Bécu) 1746 93, mistress of Louis XV. * * * …   Universalium

  • Du Barry — Fransk for med gratineret blomkål …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Du Barry — /dju ˈbæri/ (say dyooh baree) noun Comtesse (born Marie Jeanne Bécu), 1746–93, mistress of Louis XV of France …   Australian English dictionary

  • Du Barry, Woman of Passion — Directed by Sam Taylor Produced by Joseph M. Schenck Written by David Belasco (play) Sam Taylor (adaptation) Starring …   Wikipedia

  • Du Barry Was a Lady — ist eine Musical Comedy mit der Musik und den Gesangstexten von Cole Porter. Das Buch stammt von Herbert Fields und B. G. DeSylva, der die Show auch produzierte. Die Uraufführung fand am 6. Dezember 1939 im 46th Street Theatre in New York statt.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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