Joan of Arc

Definitions of Joan of Arc
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n 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
Example of:
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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