- Jo·sé [hoh-zey; Spanish haw-se] /hoʊˈzeɪ; Spanish hɔˈsɛ/, 1918–2001, U.S. dancer and choreographer, born in Italy.
- El [el] /ɛl/. El Greco.
- a combining form representing Greek in compound words: Greco-Roman.
Origin of Greco-
- Domenikos Theotocopoulos, 1541–1614, Spanish painter, born in Crete.
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Contemporary Examples of greco
Sartre, Beauvoir, Vian and Greco were holding court in the cafes and nightclubs of Saint German.Must Reads: Kennedy, Sontag and Paris, ‘A Partial History of Lost Causes,’ ‘City of Bohane,’ ‘Flatscreen’
Lauren Elkin, Mythili Rao, Drew Toal, Nicholas Mancusi
April 6, 2012
Historical Examples of greco
As Greco's victim stepped out of a building, Greco lifted the .45 out of his pocket.Watchbird
After dinner we go and have coffee and mezzo-caldo at the Cafe Greco over the way.The Newcomes
William Makepeace Thackeray
A Cézanne landscape is not dissimilar in aim to an El Greco.Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning
Willard Huntington Wright
I had him out of there so fast, we didn't even have a chance to say good-by to Greco.
Greco stopped in mid-sentence, listening like a hunted creature.
- El. See El Greco
- a variant (esp US) of Graeco-
- real name Domenikos Theotocopoulos. 1541–1614, Spanish painter, born in Crete; noted for his elongated human forms and dramatic use of colour
Word Origin and History for greco