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[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/
[el-sah] /ˈɛl sɑ/ (Show IPA),
1890–1973, French fashion designer, born in Italy.
Giovanni Virginio
[jaw-vahn-nee veer-jee-nyaw] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni virˈdʒi nyɔ/ (Show IPA),
1835–1910, Italian astronomer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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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


/Italian skjapaˈrɛlli/
Elsa (ˈelsa). 1896–1973, Italian couturière, noted esp for the dramatic colours of her designs
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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