[ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA), 1831–97, French dramatist: collaborator with Ludovic Halévy.
Henri (ɑ̃ri). 1831–97, French dramatist, who collaborated with Halévy on opera libretti, esp Offenbach’s La Belle Hélène (1865) and La Vie parisienne (1867)
- Meiji restoration
Meiji Restoration [(may-jee)] A turning point in Japanese history in 1868 when the last shogun was overthrown and the emperor assumed direct control over the nation. The following Meiji Period (1868–1912) was marked by Japan’s opening to the West and the establishment of a strong centralized government.
n. “Chinese wheat flour noodles” (in lo mein, chow mein, etc.), 1934, from Chinese, literally “wheat flour.”
[mey-nee] /ˈmeɪ ni/ noun, plural meinies. 1. Archaic. a group or suite of attendants, followers, dependents, etc. 2. Scot. Archaic. a multitude; crowd. /ˈmeɪnɪ/ noun (obsolete) (pl) meinies 1. a retinue or household 2. (Scot) a crowd
[mahyn kahmpf] /maɪn ˈkɑmpf/ noun 1. the autobiography (1925–27) of Adolf Hitler, setting forth his political philosophy and his plan for German conquest. Mein Kampf [(meyen kahmpf) (1925)] An autobiography written by Adolf Hitler. In it, Hitler outlines his plan for the revival of Germany from the losses of World War I and blames Germany’s […]