Fiesole

[Italian fye-zaw-le]
noun
  1. Gio·van·ni da [Italian jaw-vahn-nee dah] /Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni dɑ/. Angelico, Fra.
  2. a town in central Italy, near Florence: Etruscan and ancient Roman ruins; cathedral.
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Historical Examples of fiesole

  • For some time she lived near Florence, first at Fiesole, later at Bellosguardo.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • When this letter reached her she was at Fiesole with Vere in a villa which she had taken.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • Cortona, Volterra, Fiesole, and other towns exhibit instances of this walling.

    Architecture

    Thomas Roger Smith

  • The gates and the porter's lodge were at that end of the confines nearest Fiesole.

    The Lure of the Mask

    Harold MacGrath

  • Didn't Giovanni tell us that he had friends in Fiesole, and that he was going to visit them?

    The Lure of the Mask

    Harold MacGrath


British Dictionary definitions for fiesole

Fiesole

1
noun
  1. a town in central Italy, in Tuscany near Florence: Etruscan and Roman remains. Pop: 14 085 (2001)Ancient name: Faesulae (ˈfiːsʊliː)

Fiesole

2
noun
  1. Giovanni da (dʒoˈvanni da) the monastic name of (Fra) Angelico
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