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San Gennaro

[sahn jen-nah-raw; English san juh-nair-oh, -nahr-oh] /ˌsɑn dʒɛnˈnɑ rɔ; English ˌsæn dʒəˈnɛər oʊ, -ˈnɑr oʊ/
Italian name of Januarius.


[juh-nahr-oh; Italian jen-nah-raw] /dʒəˈnɑr oʊ; Italian dʒɛnˈnɑ rɔ/
[san;; Italian sahn] /sæn;; Italian sɑn/ (Show IPA),
Januarius. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But San Gennaro, though his blood had boiled, 186 was not ready to disperse the peril.

    Naples Past and Present Arthur H. Norway
  • It would take place in the chapel of San Gennaro, adjoining the cathedral.

    Vendetta Marie Corelli
  • But a great scandal hangs over your honorable heads which it is in my power to turn aside, and San Gennaro forbid!

    The Headsman James Fenimore Cooper
  • The whole party now gathered round one of the mouths of the mine known as San Gennaro's pit.

    Froth Armando Palacio Valds
  • How often has not San Gennaro arrested the outbreaks, and brought peace to the frightened city!

    Naples Past and Present Arthur H. Norway
  • The blood of San Gennaro was found already liquefied and boiling!

    Naples Past and Present Arthur H. Norway
  • San Gennaro has taken up the duty now, and stands pointing imperiously with outstretched hand bidding the volcano halt.

    Naples Past and Present Arthur H. Norway
  • The village of San Gennaro was partially buried in sand and ashes and several houses were crushed.

  • An impromptu procession passed, bearing lighted candles, and a wax San Gennaro lent from his altar by his parocco.

    The Furnace Rose Macaulay

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