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[ahd-dee-aw] /ɑdˈdi ɔ/
interjection, Italian.
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  • addio to the German gentleman with the unaesthetic ailments!

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • She smiled tenderly at the send-off, but "addio, Annina, addio!"

    Little Novels of Italy Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • I will visit you again,” said the man in black—“till then, addio.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • addio, Costantina,” she waved her hand toward her namesake.

    Jerry Junior Jean Webster
  • Remembering the proper Christian farewell, he said, "addio."

  • I took my leave, and on going away said to her addio, and not a rivederla.

  • addio: tell me one word about the point of view of your contributors.

    The Life of Mazzini Bolton King
  • addio, Trenoweth, and best of luck to your future researches.'

    Dead Man's Rock

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • I will visit you again,” said the man in black—“till then addio.

    Isopel Berners George Borrow
  • From time to time Benedetto said a word of dismissal, in a tired voice: "addio."

    The Saint Antonio Fogazzaro

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