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  1. James FrancisJimmy, 1893–1980, U.S. comedian.
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durante vita

[doo-rahn-te wee-tah; English doo-ran-tee vahy-tuh, vee-tuh, dyoo-]
adverb Latin.
  1. during life.
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Examples from the Web for durante

Historical Examples

  • At the font he received the name of Durante, shortened, as he bore it, into Dante.

    The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

    Dante Alighieri

  • Baglione mentions a Francesco, the son of Durante, who died at Rome.

  • Durante was a physician who issued a series of botanical compilations, bedizened with Latin verse.

  • Durante passed from one Conservatory at Naples to another, and was necessarily professor at all three.

    The Life of Rossini

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

  • That the Ministry giving up the durante ben placito was an instance of moderation.

    Lord Chatham

    Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery

British Dictionary definitions for durante


  1. Jimmy, known as Schnozzle . 1893–1980, US comedian
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