Bassano

[ buh-sah-noh; Italian bahs-sah-naw ]
/ bəˈsɑ noʊ; Italian bɑsˈsɑ nɔ /

noun

Ja·co·po [yah-kaw-paw], /ˈyɑ kɔ pɔ/, Giacomo da Ponte, 1510–92, Italian painter.
his sons, Fran·ces·co [frahn-ches-kaw], /frɑnˈtʃɛs kɔ/, 1549–92, Giam·bat·tis·ta da Pon·te [jahm-baht-tees-tah dah -pawn-te], /ˌdʒɑm bɑtˈtis tɑ dɑ ˈpɔn tɛ/, 1533–?; Gi·ro·la·mo da Ponte [jee-raw-lah-maw], /dʒiˈrɔ lɑ mɔ/, 1566–1621; Le·an·dro [le-ahn-draw], /lɛˈɑn drɔ/, 1557–1623, Italian painters.

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