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Lucrezia Borgia

[loo-kret-see-uh bawr-juh, bawr-zhuh, -kree-shuh; Italian loo-kre-tsyah bawr-jah]
noun
  1. an opera (1833) by Gaetano Donizetti.
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Borgia

[bawr-juh, -zhuh; Italian bawr-jah]
noun
  1. Ce·sa·re [che-zah-re] /ˈtʃɛ zɑ rɛ/, 1476?–1507, Italian cardinal, military leader, and politician.
  2. Lu·cre·zia [loo-kree-shuh, -zhuh; Italian loo-kre-tsyah] /luˈkri ʃə, -ʒə; Italian luˈkrɛ tsyɑ/, Duchess of Ferrara, 1480–1519, sister and political pawn of Cesare Borgia: patron of the arts.
  3. their fatherRo·dri·go [raw-dree-gaw] /rɔˈdri gɔ/. Alexander VI.
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British Dictionary definitions for lucrezia borgia

Borgia

noun
  1. Cesare (ˈtʃezare), son of Rodrigo Borgia (Pope Alexander VI). 1475–1507, Italian cardinal, politician, and military leader; model for Machiavelli's The Prince
  2. his sister, Lucrezia (luˈkrɛttsja), daughter of Rodrigo Borgia. 1480–1519, Italian noblewoman. After her third marriage (1501), to the Duke of Ferrara, she became a patron of the arts and science
  3. Rodrigo (rodˈriɡo).See Alexander VI
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