[kon-ver-saht-see-oh-nee; Italian kawn-ver-sah-tsyaw-ne]
noun, plural con·ver·sa·zi·o·nes, con·ver·sa·zi·o·ni [kon-ver-saht-see-oh-nee; Italian kawn-ver-sah-tsyaw-nee] /ˌkɒn vərˌsɑt siˈoʊ ni; Italian ˌkɔn vɛr sɑˈtsyɔ ni/.
  1. a gathering for conversation and discussion, especially about the arts or literature. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for conversazione

Historical Examples of conversazione

  • I really do not see, my dear, why we should not give a conversazione as well as Dr Feasible?

    Newton Forster

    Captain Frederick Marryat

  • But we must return to the conversazione of Doctor and Mrs Feasible.

    Newton Forster

    Captain Frederick Marryat

  • When the cups and saucers are cleared away, a conversazione is held in the cockpit.

  • "And that is so essential for a conversazione," continued Mrs. Proudie.

    Framley Parsonage

    Anthony Trollope

  • It's conversazione, of course, but what're we going to talk about?


    George Madden Martin

British Dictionary definitions for conversazione


noun plural -zioni (-ˈtsjoni) or -ziones (English -tsɪˈəʊniːz)
  1. a social gathering for discussion of the arts, literature, etc

Word Origin for conversazione

C18: literally: conversation
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