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  1. Count Vit·to·rio [veet-taw-ryaw] /vitˈtɔ ryɔ/, 1749–1803, Italian dramatist and poet.
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  • It could not be that it was——' and here she bent over and whispered a word in Alfieri's ear.

    Gerald Fitzgerald

    Charles James Lever

  • I had written to Alfieri about you, and his answer—to you an important document—is in that box.

    Gerald Fitzgerald

    Charles James Lever

  • There lies a gulf between this book and the memoirs of Alfieri.

  • The love of some men for their wives is like that of Alfieri for his horse.

    Pearls of Thought

    Maturin M. Ballou

  • It is only in expressing the character of Philip that Alfieri has a clear superiority.

British Dictionary definitions for alfieri


  1. Count Vittorio (vitˈtɔːrjo). 1749–1803, Italian dramatist and poet, noted for his classical tragedies and political satires
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