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gonfalonier

[ gon-fuh-luh-neer ]
/ ˌgɒn fə ləˈnɪər /
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noun
the bearer of a gonfalon.
a chief magistrate or some other elected official in any of several medieval Italian republics.
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Origin of gonfalonier

1580–90; <French <Italian gonfaloniere.See gonfalon, -ier2
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British Dictionary definitions for gonfalonier

gonfalonier
/ (ˌɡɒnfələˈnɪə) /

noun
the chief magistrate or other official of a medieval Italian republic, esp the bearer of the republic's gonfalon
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