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Castiglione

[kah-stee-lyaw-ne] /ˌkɑ stiˈlyɔ nɛ/
noun
1.
Baldassare
[bahl-dahs-sah-re] /ˌbɑl dɑsˈsɑ rɛ/ (Show IPA),
1478–1529, Italian diplomat and author.
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  • The battles of Lonato and Castiglione were the fresh trophies of his fame.

    The Empress Josephine Louise Muhlbach
  • The site was doubtless near the Mola and the village Castiglione.

  • It could only be from Castiglione—the news that he had got his exchange into his old regiment.

    A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford
  • Dear friend, returned Castiglione blandly, what in the world are you talking about?

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  • Castiglione watched her with a sort of awe which he had never felt in his life.

    A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford
  • Castiglione came to her now and laid his hand gently upon her shoulder.

    A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford
  • Castiglione is gone to Milan and may not come back for years.

    A Lady of Rome F. Marion Crawford
  • I did not know that Castiglione wished to come to Rome, she said.

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  • After that Castiglione gave up exercising his horses in the Villa.

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British Dictionary definitions for Castiglione

Castiglione

/Italian ˌkæstɪlˈjəʊnɪ; kastiˈʎoːne/
noun
1.
Count Baldassare (baldasˈsaːre). 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and writer, noted particularly for his dialogue on ideal courtly life, Il Libro del Cortegiano (The Courtier) (1528)
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