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negroni

[ni-groh-nee] /nɪˈgroʊ ni/
noun, plural negronis.
1.
a cocktail made from sweet vermouth, gin, and bitters.
Origin of negroni
1945-1950
1945-50; < Italian, said to be after a nobleman named Negroni, who first made the drink circa 1935
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  • Meyerbeer and Berlioz composed the music for the song which was sung at the supper given by the Princess negroni.

  • Act II is laid in the negroni palace, and is the scene of the banquet, which has already been described.

  • It was, apparently, a ruse to put negroni off the scent, who from time to time asked us to explain what we were talking about.

    Abb Aubain and Mosaics Prosper Mrime
  • The Abbé negroni's pupil succeeded in holding a secret correspondence with his beloved.

    Abb Aubain and Mosaics Prosper Mrime

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