[ kah-voor ]
/ kɑˈvur /
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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How to use Cavour in a sentence
In the Cavour high school in central Rome, mice run through the halls, nibbling on open wiring and nesting in the lockers.
To him Cavour's slow patient policy came of mere weakness and inconstancy of purpose.
Cavour's double play and the cruel repression of the Genoese plot left him bitterer than ever against the monarchy and its men.
Cavour was hardy and shrewd enough to use the revolutionary elements, on whose value Mazzini had laid insistent stress.
Mazzini, blinded by his partisanship, saw only proof that Cavour's sympathies were more with the oppressors than the oppressed.
They insisted that, if the volunteers went to Sicily, Garibaldi must lead them and Cavour's moral support must be secured.
British Dictionary definitions for Cavour
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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