Cavour

[kah-voor]
noun
  1. Ca·mil·lo Ben·so di [kah-meel-law ben-saw dee] /kɑˈmil lɔ ˈbɛn sɔ di/, 1810–61, Italian statesman: leader in the unification of Italy.
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Examples from the Web for cavour

Contemporary Examples of cavour

  • In the Cavour high school in central Rome, mice run through the halls, nibbling on open wiring and nesting in the lockers.

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    In Italy, Angry Students Occupy Schools

    Barbie Latza Nadeau

    November 22, 2012

Historical Examples of cavour

  • This will suggest the belief that we are not in any way cognizant of Cavour's projects.

    Tony Butler

    Charles James Lever

  • By the middle of the winter we gave up the Posta and went to the Cavour instead.

    Nights

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell

  • I'm sure Cavour really did work it out, before he disappeared.

    Starman's Quest

    Robert Silverberg

  • The Cavour Theory, it said in worn gold letters on the spine.

    Starman's Quest

    Robert Silverberg

  • The Cavour Hyperdrive, that was the rainbow's end Alan would chase now.

    Starman's Quest

    Robert Silverberg


British Dictionary definitions for cavour

Cavour

noun
  1. Conte Camillo Benso di (kaˈmillo ˈbɛnzo di).1810–61, Italian statesman and premier of Piedmont-Sardinia (1852–59; 1860–61): a leader of the movement for the unification of Italy
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