Calvino

[ kal-vee-noh; Italian kahl-vee-naw ]
/ kælˈvi noʊ; Italian kɑlˈvi nɔ /

noun

I·ta·lo [ee-tah-law] /ˈi tɑ lɔ/, 1923–85, Italian novelist.
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Examples from the Web for calvino

  • Under the direction of Doctor Calvino, nearly every acre of the Station has been devoted to some useful purpose.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 5|Willis Fletcher Johnson

British Dictionary definitions for calvino

Calvino
/ (kælˈviːnəʊ) /

noun

Italo. 1923–85, Italian novelist and short-story writer. His works include Our Ancestors (1960) and Invisible Cities (1972)
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