- the members of a secret political society in the early part of the 19th century, active in Italy, France, and Spain.
Origin of Carbonari
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Historical Examples of carbonaro
Emperor and king, jacobin and carbonaro, alike cherished him.Tancred
Giroux will swear he knew him in Turin, and that he was a carbonaro!'The conquest of Rome
Suspected of being a Carbonaro, he had been arrested and put in prison.A Short History of Italy
Henry Dwight Sedgwick
The Abruzzi were the focus of the Carbonaro doctrines, and thither the general had been despatched with his brigade.
The Carbonaro glided along the solitary street of Louvois and made his way amid a group of lackeys.The Mystery of the Lost Dauphin
Emilia Pardo Bazn
- a secret political society with liberal republican aims, originating in S Italy about 1811 and particularly engaged in the struggle for Italian unification