Origin of Italian
Examples from the Web for italian
The Italian foreign ministry has declined to comment on the video.Jihadis Release New Year’s Eve Video of Italian Female Hostages|Jamie Dettmer, Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Italian navy tweeted regular updates of the saved-to-stranded passenger ratio.‘We’re Going to Die’: Survivors Recount Greek Ferry Fire Horror|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I learned that he was working and living in the Lower East Side, delivering orders for an Italian restaurant and raising two kids.
The bookstore was opened as a way of presenting Italian books and culture to Manhattanites.
Because the shop was emblematic of that peculiar Italian institution known as La Faccia: i.e. presenting the best face possible.
No officer of the Italian government was to enter the Lateran or Vatican palaces upon any official mission.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
The Camaldolites grew out of an Italian reform movement independent of Clugny though no doubt related to it.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
I heard of the parrots a year or two later as giving lessons in Italian to an English maid.Essays on Life, Art and Science|Samuel Butler
Had he been an Italian bird, Ovid would have had a plaintive tale to tell about him.My Garden Acquaintance|James Russell Lowell
This unpretentious spot of Italian soil was to prove the cradle of the revolutioniser of Italy's national music-drama.Verdi: Man and Musician|Frederick James Crowest
early 15c., "native of Italy," from Italian Italiano, from Italia "Italy" (see Italy). As an adjective from 1640s.