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[ver-uh-neez, -nees] /ˌvɛr əˈniz, -ˈnis/
of or relating to the city or town of Verona.
noun, plural Veronese.
a native or inhabitant of Verona.
Origin of Veronese1
First recorded in 1750-60; Veron(a) + -ese


[ver-uh-ney-zee; Italian ve-raw-ne-ze] /ˌvɛr əˈneɪ zi; Italian ˌvɛ rɔˈnɛ zɛ/
[pah-aw-law] /ˈpɑ ɔ lɔ/ (Show IPA),
(Paolo Cagliari) 1528–88, Venetian painter. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for Veronese
Historical Examples
  • The Veronese were for rending their hearts and not their rulers that day.

    Little Novels of Italy Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • Or did the Veronese forger come to Clyde, and carry on the business at Dumbuck?

    The Clyde Mystery Andrew Lang
  • Then there were Tintoretto and Veronese, almost as interesting to our painter.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • Such an eye for color, it is quite safe to say, has not been born since Veronese.

  • One has only to remember that Veronese was a man; so was Velasquez.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • We were very pleased with the fine echo in this Veronese amphitheatre.

  • The Veronese strings are softer than the Paduan, and deeper in colour.

    The Violin George Hart
  • The sweet Veronese had nestled in his empty heart, and filled it with music.

    A Midnight Fantasy Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • There is a Veronese in one of the churches of the Giudecca opposite.

  • Miriam had nailed on the wall a reproduction of Veronese's "St. Catherine."

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
British Dictionary definitions for Veronese


/Italian veroˈneːse/
Paolo (ˈpaːolo), original name Paolo Cagliari or Caliari. 1528–88, Italian painter of the Venetian school. His works include The Marriage at Cana (1563) and The Feast of the Levi (1573)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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