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[kal-vee-noh; Italian kahl-vee-naw]
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  1. I·ta·lo [ee-tah-law] /ˈi tɑ lɔ/, 1923–85, Italian novelist.
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  • 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


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