Balbo

[bahl-baw]
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noun

I·ta·lo [ee-tah-law] /ˈi tɑ lɔ/, 1896–1940, Italian aviator, general, and statesman.

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Historical Examples of balbo

  • At the close of 1848 Count Balbo resigned, and a new ministry was formed, in which Gioberti held a seat.

    Builders of United Italy

    Rupert Sargent Holland

  • Balbo and Rosmini visited him at Gaeta, to plead for the Constitution, but they obtained nothing.

    The History of Freedom

    John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

  • Balbo arranges these materials with sense and good feeling; though, as a writer, he is below his subject.

    Dante. An essay.

    R. W. Church

  • Perhaps the Count Balbo may have sometimes regretted that solemn vow, but he never betrayed repentance.

  • Balbo was an earnest student of history, and made history useful for politics.



British Dictionary definitions for balbo

Balbo

noun

Italo (ˈitalo). 1896–1940, Italian Fascist politician and airman: minister of aviation (1929–33)
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