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Calvino

[kal-vee-noh; Italian kahl-vee-naw] /kælˈvi noʊ; Italian kɑlˈvi nɔ/
noun
1.
Italo [ee-tah-law] /ˈi tɑ lɔ/ (Show IPA), 1923–85, Italian novelist.
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  • Under the direction of Doctor Calvino, nearly every acre of the Station has been devoted to some useful purpose.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 5 Willis Fletcher Johnson
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Calvino

/kælˈviːnəʊ/
noun
1.
Italo. 1923–85, Italian novelist and short-story writer. His works include Our Ancestors (1960) and Invisible Cities (1972)
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