Pronunciation: (mu-rē' lOO-ēz'; Fr. ma-rē' lwēz'), [key]
1791–1847, 2nd wife of Napoleon I: empress of France; duchess of Parma 1816–31 (daughter of Francis II of Austria; mother of Napoleon II). German, Maria Luisa.
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