What is another word for the Marseillaise?

Pronunciation: [ðə mˌɑːse͡ɪlˈe͡ɪz] (IPA)

The Marseillaise, the national anthem of France, is also known by a number of synonyms including Chant de guerre pour l'Armee du Rhin (War Song for the Army of the Rhine), Hymne des Marseillais (Hymn of the Marseillais), and Chant patriotique (Patriotic Song). The anthem was named after the French city of Marseille as it was composed and first sung by soldiers from Marseille who were marching to Paris during the French Revolution in 1792. The Marseillaise is a powerful and emotive composition that celebrates freedom, liberty, and the revolutionary spirit of the French people. It has become an iconic symbol of French identity and is sung at important national events and sporting occasions around the world.

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  • In Marseilles they make half the toilet soap we consume in America, but the Marseillaise only have a vague theoretical idea of its use, which they have obtained from books of travel.
    Mark Twain

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