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Schiaparelli

[skyah-puh-rel-ee or especially for 1, skap-uh-rel-ee, shap-; Italian skyah-pah-rel-lee] /ˌskyɑ pəˈrɛl i or especially for 1, ˌskæp əˈrɛl i, ˌʃæp-; Italian ˌskyɑ pɑˈrɛl li/
noun
1.
Elsa
[el-sah] /ˈɛl sɑ/ (Show IPA),
1890–1973, French fashion designer, born in Italy.
2.
Giovanni Virginio
[jaw-vahn-nee veer-jee-nyaw] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni virˈdʒi nyɔ/ (Show IPA),
1835–1910, Italian astronomer.
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  • Say, I was willing to agree with Schiaparelli's name by the end of that march!

    A Martian Odyssey Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
  • Schiaparelli compared them in sharpness to lines of a steel engraving.

    Mars and its Mystery Edward Sylvester Morse
  • The lines do exist essentially as figured by Schiaparelli and Lowell.

    Mars and its Mystery Edward Sylvester Morse
  • In 1882 Schiaparelli at Milan commenced a prolonged study of Mercury.

    The Story of the Solar System George F. Chambers
  • Added to the others, this'll take care of everybody on the Schiaparelli.

    Omnilingual H. Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for Schiaparelli

Schiaparelli

/Italian skjapaˈrɛlli/
noun
1.
Elsa (ˈelsa). 1896–1973, Italian couturière, noted esp for the dramatic colours of her designs
2.
Giovanni Virginio (dʒoˈvanni virˈdʒiːnjo). 1835–1910, Italian astronomer, who discovered the asteroid Hesperia (1861) and the so-called canals of Mars (1877)
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