noun, plural cen·tos.
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Origin of cento
OTHER WORDS FROM centocen·ton·i·cal [sen-ton-i-kuhl], /sɛnˈtɒn ɪ kəl/, adjectivecen·to·nism [sen-tn-iz-uhm], /ˈsɛn tnˌɪz əm/, cen·to·ni·za·tion [sen-tn-uh-zey-shuhn], /ˌsɛn tn əˈzeɪ ʃən/, noun
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Definition for cento (2 of 2)
Origin of CENTO
Example sentences from the Web for cento
This, then, the reader must always keep in mind when he is examining for himself any examples of cinque-cento work.The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)|John Ruskin
By the best sculptors it is always used with this symbolic meaning, by the cinque cento sculptors as an ornament merely.
Various insects, like everything else in the world, occur in cinque cento work; grasshoppers most frequently.
I must observe here, that the "Lament of Tasso" is, in fact, a cento taken from Tasso's minor poems.The Romance of Biography (Vol 1 of 2)|Anna Jameson
Not far from the before-mentioned building we come upon the “Cento Camarelle,” a prison consisting of a multitude of small cells.A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy|Ida Pfeiffer