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[pawr-tuh-fee-noh, pohr-; Italian pawr-taw-fee-naw] /ˌpɔr təˈfi noʊ, ˌpoʊr-; Italian ˌpɔr tɔˈfi nɔ/
a village in NW Italy, SE of Genoa: tourist resort. Unabridged
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  • You were telling your sister abut the Greek divers who come to Portofino to find coral under the sea.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • They walked together to the tiny fishing village of Portofino, along the most beautiful road in Italy.

    Swirling Waters Max Rittenberg
  • In the summer the path from Portofino is pleasant enough, but at any other time it is almost impassable.

  • She described the entire seclusion of their life at Portofino.

    The Testing of Diana Mallory Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Up over the mountain of Portofino winds the road in genuine mountain fashion though beautifully graded and kept.

  • The rumor had preceded her arrival that Marsham had been very much "smitten" with her amid the pine woods of Portofino.

    The Testing of Diana Mallory Mrs. Humphry Ward

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