Castiglione

[kah-stee-lyaw-ne]
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noun

Bal·das·sa·re [bahl-dahs-sah-re] /ˌbɑl dɑsˈsɑ rɛ/, 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and author.

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Examples from the Web for castiglione

Contemporary Examples of castiglione

  • There used to be great books on the sorts of lives that should be emulated, by people like Plutarch and Castiglione.

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    David Brooks

    March 8, 2011

Historical Examples of castiglione

  • The battles of Lonato and Castiglione were the fresh trophies of his fame.

    The Empress Josephine

    Louise Muhlbach

  • The site was doubtless near the Mola and the village Castiglione.

  • It could only be from Castiglione—the news that he had got his exchange into his old regiment.

    A Lady of Rome

    F. Marion Crawford

  • I did not know that Castiglione wished to come to Rome, she said.

    A Lady of Rome

    F. Marion Crawford

  • Castiglione is gone to Milan and may not come back for years.

    A Lady of Rome

    F. Marion Crawford



British Dictionary definitions for castiglione

Castiglione

noun

Count Baldassare (baldasˈsaːre). 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and writer, noted particularly for his dialogue on ideal courtly life, Il Libro del Cortegiano (The Courtier) (1528)
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