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Durante

[duh-ran-tee]
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noun
  1. James FrancisJimmy, 1893–1980, U.S. comedian.
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durante vita

[doo-rahn-te wee-tah; English doo-ran-tee vahy-tuh, vee-tuh, dyoo-]
adverb Latin.
  1. during life.
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Examples from the Web for durante

Historical Examples

  • At the font he received the name of Durante, shortened, as he bore it, into Dante.

    The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

    Dante Alighieri

  • Baglione mentions a Francesco, the son of Durante, who died at Rome.

  • Durante was a physician who issued a series of botanical compilations, bedizened with Latin verse.

  • Durante passed from one Conservatory at Naples to another, and was necessarily professor at all three.

    The Life of Rossini

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

  • That the Ministry giving up the durante ben placito was an instance of moderation.

    Lord Chatham

    Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery


British Dictionary definitions for durante

Durante

noun
  1. Jimmy, known as Schnozzle . 1893–1980, US comedian
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