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Bojardo

[boi-ahr-doh; Italian baw-yahr-daw]
noun
  1. 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/. Boiardo, Matteo Maria.
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Boiardo

or Bo·jar·do

[boi-ahr-doh; Italian baw-yahr-daw]
noun
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for bojardo

Historical Examples

  • In the pages of Bojardo and those other poets whom you have read too earnestly there may be.

    The Shame of Motley

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Or after those of Bojardo, which are in part the same as his.

  • And Bojardo seems to have more faith in his narrative than Berni.

    Gryll Grange

    Thomas Love Peacock

  • Bojardo, as a wealthy country gentleman and high official, belonged to this class.

  • Bojardo also calls the water-nymphs Fate; and our old translators of the Classics named them fairies.

    The Fairy Mythology

    Thomas Keightley


British Dictionary definitions for bojardo

Boiardo

noun
  1. Matteo Maria (matˈtɛːo maˈria), conte de Scandiano 1434–94, Italian poet; author of the historical epic Orlando Innamorato (1487)
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