Definition of Marseillaise in English:

Marseillaise

proper noun

  • The national anthem of France, written by Rouget de Lisle in 1792 and first sung in Paris by Marseilles patriots.

Origin

French, feminine of Marseillais ‘of Marseilles’.

Pronunciation

Marseillaise

/ˌmɑːs(ə)ˈleɪz//ˌmɑːseɪˈjɛz/