(in names of Italian derivation) a contraction of di and the article la: Andrea della Robbia.




a female given name, form of Delia. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • There was one which he did paint at once, however—though no one saw it but Della.

  • But Della drained her draught of joy to the dregs, and then tilted her cup anew.

    Tiverton Tales

    Alice Brown

  • Her eyes fell on Maria Addolorata, then on the Fattura della morte.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • However we look at it, the figure cut in this story by della Croce is not heroic.

  • Can these have been of terra cotta of the della Robbia school?

    Portuguese Architecture

    Walter Crum Watson