a member of a noble Italian family, originally from Siena, that was important in Italian politics and society from the 16th to the early 19th century.
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How to use Borghese in a sentence
In August 1803, she hit the mother lode and married Prince Camillo Borghese.
The resulting Venus gives woodies to teenage boys in the Villa Borghese to this very day.
She moved into the Borghese Palace in Rome and swanned about in transparent-ish frocks striking Grecian attitudes.
With many a misgiving the wretched dragon saw her drive away, and a little later confronted the eager face of Prince Borghese.Romance of Roman Villas | Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
It was planned to visit on the morrow the gallery Borghese, next to the Vatican, the most important in Rome.The Harris-Ingram Experiment | Charles E. Bolton
Why should Prince Borghese live in a palace and keep scores of horses?Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster | F. Marion Crawford
The terrace, which looks down upon the Villa Borghese, is bordered by ancient sarcophagi, and has a colossal statue of Rome.Walks in Rome | Augustus J.C. Hare
On the opposite side of the road is the classic portico that leads to the Borghese Villa.Roman Mosaics | Hugh Macmillan
British Dictionary definitions for Borghese
a noble Italian family whose members were influential in Italian art and politics from the 16th to the 19th century
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