Etymology
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revue (n.)

1872, "a show presenting a review of current events," from French revue, literally "survey," noun use of fem. past participle of revoir "to see again" (see review (n.)). By 1890s it was extended to any elaborate musical show consisting of a series of unrelated scenes.

updated on August 08, 2021

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Definitions of revue from WordNet

revue (n.)
a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians;
Synonyms: review
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