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Lombroso

[lom-broh-soh; Italian lawm-braw-saw] /lɒmˈbroʊ soʊ; Italian lɔmˈbrɔ sɔ/
noun
1.
Cesare
[che-zah-re] /ˈtʃɛ zɑˌrɛ/ (Show IPA),
1836–1909, Italian physician and criminologist.
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  • 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.

    The Sexual Question August Forel
  • 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
  • There is the same precision in all this which Lombroso observed.

    The Shadow World

    Hamlin Garland
  • Lombroso gives a long list of the men of genius who were celibates.

    Religion and Lust James Weir
  • Lombroso reproduces numerous drawings, etc., made in prison.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
  • Lombroso examined 100 children at the reformatory at Turin, and found 40 of them tattooed.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
  • It would not do to drink in our business, said a sharper to Lombroso.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for Lombroso

Lombroso

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