Meaning of Chanson de Roland*

Chan•son de Ro•land

Pronunciation: (Fr. shän-sôn du rō-län'), [key]
  1. (English, The Song of Roland), a chanson de geste (c1100) relating Roland's brave deeds and death at Roncesvalles and Charlemagne's revenge.
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