[ahr-noh; for 2 also Italian ahr-naw]


PeterCurtis Arnoux Peters, 1904–68, U.S. cartoonist and author.
a river flowing W from central Italy to the Ligurian Sea. 140 miles (225 km) long. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • I took a suite of rooms which looked out on the bank of the Arno.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • When we got back to the Arno we found she had been hit by shrapnel, but no damage.

  • Can this be stopped and Arno sent (to) Mercedes to water at once?

  • No amount of wishing will fill the Arno, as your people say, or turn a plum into an orange.


    George Eliot

  • At Florence, in 1304, on boats on the Arno, devils were represented at work.


    William Graham Sumner

British Dictionary definitions for arno



a river in central Italy, rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence to the Ligurian Sea. Length: about 240 km (150 miles)
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