[ boi-ahr-doh; Italian baw-yahr-daw ]
/ bɔɪˈɑr doʊ; Italian bɔˈyɑr dɔ /
Mat·te·o Ma·ri·a [mah-tey-oh muh-ree-uh; Italian maht-te-aw mah-ree-ah], /mɑˈteɪ oʊ məˈri ə; Italian mɑtˈtɛ ɔ mɑˈri ɑ/, 1434–94, Italian poet.
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How to use Boiardo in a sentence
To this class belong the fairies of Boiardo, Ariosto and Spenser.
He showed the influence of Boiardo, especially in something of the fantastic which he introduced into his work.
Boiardo, Ariosto and Tasso, have made a very picturesque use of this term, noticed by Thyer.
Comparing together Boiardo and Ariosto, I am, of course, aware of the infinite advantages of the latter.
British Dictionary definitions for Boiardo
Matteo Maria (matˈtɛːo maˈria), conte de Scandiano 1434–94, Italian poet; author of the historical epic Orlando Innamorato (1487)
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