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Fiesole

[Italian fye-zaw-le]
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noun
  1. Gio·van·ni da [Italian jaw-vahn-nee dah] /Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni dɑ/. Angelico, Fra.
  2. a town in central Italy, near Florence: Etruscan and ancient Roman ruins; cathedral.
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Examples from the Web for fiesole

Historical Examples

  • For some time she lived near Florence, first at Fiesole, later at Bellosguardo.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • When this letter reached her she was at Fiesole with Vere in a villa which she had taken.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • Cortona, Volterra, Fiesole, and other towns exhibit instances of this walling.

    Architecture

    Thomas Roger Smith

  • The gates and the porter's lodge were at that end of the confines nearest Fiesole.

    The Lure of the Mask

    Harold MacGrath

  • Didn't Giovanni tell us that he had friends in Fiesole, and that he was going to visit them?

    The Lure of the Mask

    Harold MacGrath


British Dictionary definitions for fiesole

Fiesole1

noun
  1. a town in central Italy, in Tuscany near Florence: Etruscan and Roman remains. Pop: 14 085 (2001)Ancient name: Faesulae (ˈfiːsʊliː)
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Fiesole2

noun
  1. Giovanni da (dʒoˈvanni da) the monastic name of (Fra) Angelico
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