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buona sera

[bwaw-nah se-rah] /ˌbwɔ nɑ ˈsɛ rɑ/
interjection, Italian.
good evening. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Whereupon the boy stepped directly in front of Mr. Rogers and said; "buona sera, Rogers avete tabacco meliore di questo?"

  • As she went by she nodded to them, and bade them "buona sera."

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • Salvatore took his hat and cane, and saying very politely, "buona sera," he left the shop.

    Dust of New York Konrad Bercovici
  • And the whole woodland took up his phrase in chorus, "buona sera, Signora Alieni!"

    "Persons Unknown" Virginia Tracy
  • This was said bitterly, and in English; when uttered, the supposed Italian was wished a "buona sera" and the gig proceeded.

    The Wing-and-Wing J. Fenimore Cooper
  • "buona sera, Mio Signore," she answered, inclining her head slightly.

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