[ ahr-ee-os-toh, -oh-stoh, ar-; Italian ah-ree-aws-taw ]
/ ˌɑr iˈɒs toʊ, -ˈoʊ stoʊ, ˌær-; Italian ˌɑ riˈɔs tɔ /
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Lu·do·vi·co [loo-daw-vee-kaw], /ˌlu dɔˈvi kɔ/, 1474–1533, Italian poet: author of Orlando Furioso.
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This was a woman to whom the normally acid-penned poet Ariosto wrote tributes.The Borgias' Entertaining Excess|Allen Barra|May 21, 2011|DAILY BEAST
A third poem, Nerto, appeared in 1884, and showed the poet in a new light; his admirers now compared him to Ariosto.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
Ludovico Ariosto, the Italian poet, is by some authorities said to have died on this day.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Ariosto is worse; Smollett ten times worse; Fielding no better.My Recollections of Lord Byron|Teresa Guiccioli
She really had the heroical aspect in a grandiose-grotesque, fitted to some lines of Ariosto.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
The house of Ariosto is one of Ferraras most popular attractions, though indeed it is not remarkable architecturally.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun
British Dictionary definitions for Ariosto
/ (Italian aˈrjɔsto) /
Ludovico (ludoˈviːko). 1474–1533, Italian poet, famous for his romantic epic Orlando Furioso (1516)
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