grande dame

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a middle-aged or elderly woman who is stylish and highly respected

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CANCEL your plans to go out, switch your phone to silent and settle down with a bumper box of Kleenex, because tonight's the night we finally have to say our goodbyes to Peggy Mitchell - the grande dame of soap, the only true Queen of the Vic, and the mother of all matriarchs.
Assia Djebar avait rendu hommage a cette grande dame dans le film [beaucoup moins que] La Nouba des femmes du mont Chenoua [beaucoup plus grand que], en 1978.
Une Grande Dame s'en est allee J'ai eu un serieux pincement au cœur ce matin en apprenant le deces de Mme Fatema MERNISSI car, meme si nul d'entre nous ne peut y echapper, la mort d'un proche reste aussi insoutenable qu'inacceptable et Fatema MERNISSI m'etait proche en ce sens qu'elle etait proche de tous et ce, du fait meme de son omnipresence dans le monde de la litterature, de la sociologie en tant qu'etude scientifique de l'organisation des societes humaines ou meme de la politique par le grand nombre de travaux et d'ouvrages qu'elle a legue a la posterite- Mais qui etait cette femme pretendument proche de tous ?
I brought both my children to the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony of the historic Grande Dame and both had big smiles on their faces as a multitude of lights turned on simultaneously at exactly 6 p.
Each piece of furniture has a touch of the grande dame or femme fatale about it and is one way to set the scene for your holidays in seductive style.
30pm - Judi Dench: The grande dame of the acting world on her Shakespearean work.
99 as a gift hardback, out now) THIS wartime romance from the grande dame of the Merseyside saga opens in a stuffy back bedroom on Albion Street, where sweet-natured Beth Strickland is breathing her last.
As Streep ripped into family and friends, it occurred to me that I'd thought we would have to wait until Christmas to see Hollywood's grande dame do her stuff as the wicked witch.
The paper has reported that 77-year-old Donka Panova, a resident of Bulgariaas Stara Zagora, is aBulgariaas grande dame of pickpocketinga, and is known as aGolden Hands.
In a class of its own, Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame was first released in 1985 and in line with Madame Clicquot''s motto: Only one quality, the finest, there have been very few vintages since.
Mary Mack served as tournament Grande Dame, while Roy Berlin and Joe D'Angelo provided food and beverages.
The Grande Dame of alternative pop hasn't lost his knack for making a spectacular (re) entrance.
8220;Veuve Clicquot's La Grande Dame champagne, La Grande Dame Vintage and Vintage Rose champagne perfectly complement the 5-star rated cuisine of Algodon Mansion's Chez Nous restaurant.
BUDAPEST in Hungary is the grande dame of Europe, the Queen of the Danube - steeped in history, culture and natural beauty.
Williamson gave a great Grande Dame, while Dears captured Liza's singing and speaking voice - and appearance - with uncanny accuracy.