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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. 2017.
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  • Salviati, Zucchero, Veronese and himself were selected to send in designs.

    Venice and its Story Thomas Okey
  • Such an eye for color, it is quite safe to say, has not been born since Veronese.

  • In daylight radiancy and equable colouring he is surpassed perhaps by Veronese.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • The Veronese strings are softer than the Paduan, and deeper in colour.

    The Violin George Hart
  • The renown obtained by this admirable work brought Veronese a host of orders.

    Veronese Fr. (Franois) Crastre
  • Or did the Veronese forger come to Clyde, and carry on the business at Dumbuck?

    The Clyde Mystery Andrew Lang
  • It is easy to tire of Veronese; it is possible to be fatigued by Tintoretto.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • Then there were Tintoretto and Veronese, almost as interesting to our painter.

    Great Artists, Vol 1. Jennie Ellis Keysor
  • Veronese, Plate 73, gives another grand feast to his friends (compare plate 50).

    The Great Painters' Gospel Henry Turner Bailey
  • There is a Veronese in one of the churches of the Giudecca opposite.

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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