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Lombroso

[lom-broh-soh; Italian lawm-braw-saw]
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noun
  1. Ce·sa·re [che-zah-re] /ˈtʃɛ zɑˌrɛ/, 1836–1909, Italian physician and criminologist.
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Historical Examples

  • Well, this is as good as most of Lombroso's facts, or better.

    Questionable Shapes

    William Dean Howells

  • Lombroso remarks on the brutal excesses of soldiers when excited after battle.

  • Senators Ferri and Lombroso are special friends and also co-workers.

    Italy, the Magic Land

    Lilian Whiting

  • Take, for instance, Lombroso's conversion, a fairly typical case.

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland

  • "I hope Lombroso was man enough to accept the challenge," said Cameron.

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland


British Dictionary definitions for lombroso

Lombroso

noun
  1. Cesare (ˈtʃeːzare). 1836–1909, Italian criminologist: he postulated the existence of a criminal type
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