Castiglione

[ kah-stee-lyaw-ne ]
/ ˌkɑ stiˈlyɔ nɛ /

noun

Bal·das·sa·re [bahl-dahs-sah-re] /ˌbɑl dɑsˈsɑ rɛ/, 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and author.

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British Dictionary definitions for baldassare castiglione

Castiglione

/ (Italian ˌkæstɪlˈjəʊnɪ, kastiˈʎoːne) /

noun

Count Baldassare (baldasˈsaːre). 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and writer, noted particularly for his dialogue on ideal courtly life, Il Libro del Cortegiano (The Courtier) (1528)
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