Joan of Arc

Definitions of Joan of Arc
  1. noun
    French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned king; she was later tried for heresy and burned at the stake (1412-1431)
    synonyms: Jeanne d'Arc, Saint Joan
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    martyr
    one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion
    military leader
    a leader of military forces
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