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Cavour

[kah-voor] /kɑˈvur/
noun
1.
Camillo Benso di
[kah-meel-law ben-saw dee] /kɑˈmil lɔ ˈbɛn sɔ di/ (Show IPA),
1810–61, Italian statesman: leader in the unification of Italy.
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  • This will suggest the belief that we are not in any way cognizant of Cavour's projects.

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  • By the middle of the winter we gave up the Posta and went to the Cavour instead.

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  • The Cavour Theory, it said in worn gold letters on the spine.

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  • I'm sure Cavour really did work it out, before he disappeared.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • The Cavour Hyperdrive, that was the rainbow's end Alan would chase now.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • Alan approached and gave the robot Cavour's thirteen-century-old address.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • Lexman succeeded—but how do you know Cavour didn't succeed as well?

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • Like many embittered recluses, Cavour had been an enthusiastic diarist.

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  • Follow the orbit Cavour had scribbled at the back of his diary.

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Cavour

/Italian kaˈvur/
noun
1.
Conte Camillo Benso di (kaˈmillo ˈbɛnzo di).1810–61, Italian statesman and premier of Piedmont-Sardinia (1852–59; 1860–61): a leader of the movement for the unification of Italy
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