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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr., ‘exit’, ‘departure’).

A postlude or concluding voluntary.

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sortie

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr., ‘exit’, ‘departure’).

A postlude or concluding voluntary.

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sortie

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 an attack made by troops coming out from a position of defense.

2 an operational flight by a single military aircraft.

v. sorties,...

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sortie

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 125 words.

(= [1] a raid, esp. an unexpected attack from a besieged position; [2] by extension, an excursion) is occasionally misspelled

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

almighty, Aphrodite, Blighty, flighty, mighty, nightie, whitey • ninety • feisty • dotty, grotty, hottie, knotty, Lanzarote,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

almighty, Aphrodite, Blighty, flighty, mighty, nightie, whitey • ninety • feisty • dotty, grotty, hottie, knotty, Lanzarote,

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Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 16 words.

†knot of ribbon XVII; sally by a besieged garrison XVIII. — F. sortie a going out.

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sortie

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 9 words.

A postlude or concluding voluntary.

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in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 38 words.

n.

1 an attack made by troops coming out from a position of defense.

2 an operational flight by a

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Self/representation through the M/other in the Diaries of ‘<i>Je ne suis pas sortie de ma nuit</i>’, <i>Journal du dehors</i> and <i>La Vie extérieure</i>

in Annie Ernaux

June 2000; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 14887 words.

This chapter examines the issue of self-representation through the mothers in the diary-form writing of Annie Ernaux, which are Je ne suis pas sortie de ma nuit, Journal du dehors, and La...

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In or Out? The Dislocations of Hélène Cixous

in Poststructuralism and Postcoloniality

July 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 15636 words.

This chapter analyses Hélène Cixous's disjunctions and displacements across three types of material in her corpus. First, Cixous's most famous theoretical works, ‘Sorties’ and the original...

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