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Borghese

[bawr-ge-ze; English bawr-gey-zee, -zey] /bɔrˈgɛ zɛ; English bɔrˈgeɪ zi, -zeɪ/
noun
1.
a member of a noble Italian family, originally from Siena, that was important in Italian politics and society from the 16th to the early 19th century.
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  • A look of relief smoothed Borghese's forehead for an instant.

    Romance of Roman Villas

    Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
  • I have talked to you too much in the Borghese and on the Palatine to look upon you as a shadow.

    The Law Inevitable Louis Couperus
  • Are there any other Borghese Gardens to come for me in the future, I wonder?

    Hawthorne and His Circle Julian Hawthorne
  • The funeral of Princess Borghese proved the feeling with which she was regarded.

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
  • Such embroideries as the Syon cope, and the Borghese triptych.

    Needlework As Art Marian Alford
  • Borghese, Princess Pauline (Buonaparte), looseness of her life, iv.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • We are in the Borghese garden; we are by the Bosphorus, and yet far in the North.

    Pictures of Sweden Hans Christian Andersen
  • Oswald and Corinne terminated their tour of Rome by the Borghese villa.

  • With many a misgiving the wretched dragon saw her drive away, and a little later confronted the eager face of Prince Borghese.

    Romance of Roman Villas

    Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
British Dictionary definitions for Borghese

Borghese

/Italian borˈɡeze/
noun
1.
a noble Italian family whose members were influential in Italian art and politics from the 16th to the 19th century
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