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/Italian malaˈtɛsta/
an Italian family that ruled Rimini from the 13th to the 16th century
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  • In addition, Fossombrone was taken by the Sforzas from the malatesta.

    Lucretia Borgia Ferdinand Gregorovius
  • That malatesta—Luigi his name it is—why you think he comes on this school?

    Radio Boys Loyalty Wayne Whipple
  • malatesta got out, but not in the spirit of obedience demanded of him.

    Radio Boys Loyalty Wayne Whipple
  • Presently he glanced at Bill and then at Gus, nodding; he turned to malatesta.

    Radio Boys Loyalty Wayne Whipple
  • The one was commanded by malatesta of Rimini, the other by a papal general.

    Faustus Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger
  • At this juncture Dr. malatesta comes in and condoles with him.

  • Then at last malatesta lets him know that he has been duped.

  • It was put down by a handful of soldiers; malatesta and Cafiero were taken prisoners, but set free.

    Anarchism E. V. Zenker
  • This being reported to malatesta, he gave orders for his execution on the following morning.

  • The misfortunes thus heaped upon malatesta were paralleled by those which befel the Angevine cause.

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