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[duh-ran-tee] /dəˈræn ti/
James Francis ("Jimmy") 1893–1980, U.S. comedian.

durante vita

[doo-rahn-te wee-tah; English doo-ran-tee vahy-tuh, vee-tuh, dyoo-] /duˈrɑn tɛ ˈwi tɑ; English dʊˈræn ti ˈvaɪ tə, ˈvi tə, dyʊ-/
adverb, Latin.
during life. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • At the font he received the name of Durante, shortened, as he bore it, into Dante.

  • 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
  • Durante el juego, uno de los perros tir un zapato al aire con tal fuerza que cay a la calle en el momento en que pasaba una mujer.

    A First Spanish Reader Erwin W. Roessler and Alfred Remy
  • Durante mucho tiempo, doa Perfecta sigui viviendo en Orbajosa.

    Doa Perfecta Benito Prez Galds
  • Durante la noche el astrlogo mir al cielo y vio en una isla lejana a la princesa, a quien un dragn tena prisionera.

    A First Spanish Reader Erwin W. Roessler and Alfred Remy
  • Hubo una pausa, Durante la cual se oa el agitado resuello30 de la mujer furiosa.

    Doa Perfecta Benito Prez Galds
  • Leo was succeeded by Durante, who also loved Piccini, and looked forward to a future greatness for him.

    Great Musical Composers George T. Ferris
  • The fact that Durante never composed for the stage brought him a somewhat exaggerated reputation as a composer of sacred music.

British Dictionary definitions for Durante


Jimmy, known as Schnozzle. 1893–1980, US comedian
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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