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Maggiore

[muh-jawr-ee, -johr-ee; Italian mahd-jaw-re] /məˈdʒɔr i, -ˈdʒoʊr i; Italian mɑdˈdʒɔ rɛ/
noun
1.
Lake, a lake in N Italy and S Switzerland. 83 sq. mi. (215 sq. km).
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  • We are planning a trip up the Maggiore to-morrow, and we have to have a cake to take with us.

    Jerry Jean Webster
  • We are planning a trip up the Maggiore tomorrow, and we have to have a cake to take with us.

    Jerry Junior Jean Webster
  • She looked away, gravely, toward the Maggiore rising from the midst of its clouds.

    Jerry Junior Jean Webster
  • We rode past them for miles and miles, and soon came in sight of the far-famed Maggiore.

    Over the Ocean Curtis Guild
  • The Maggiore seemed kindling the heavens with its clear, fierce blast.

    Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives
  • Or, if you want to be perfectly quiet, the other lake—Maggiore.

    Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives
  • What is going on in Maggiore is going on equally in all the other sub-Alpine lakes of the Po valley.

    Science in Arcady Grant Allen
  • Before noon they had left Baveno on a steamer and were crossing the blue depths of Maggiore.

    The Red Redmaynes

    Eden Phillpotts
  • Then came the quiet excursions on the lakes,—Lugano, Maggiore, Como: such a rest to our blistered feet!

  • In the morning we found our places on the 152 upper deck of the little steamer that makes a zigzag journey through Maggiore.

    The Lure of the Camera Charles S. Olcott
British Dictionary definitions for Maggiore

Maggiore

/ˌmædʒɪˈɔːrɪ; Italian madˈdʒore/
noun
1.
Lake Maggiore, a lake in N Italy and S Switzerland, in the S Lepontine Alps
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