Manzoni

[ mahn-dzaw-nee ]
/ mɑnˈdzɔ ni /

noun

A·les·san·dro (Fran·ces·co Tom·ma·so An·to·nio) [ah-les-sahn-draw frahn-ches-kaw tawm-mah-zaw ahn-taw-nyaw] /ˌɑ lɛsˈsɑn drɔ frɑnˈtʃɛs kɔ tɔmˈmɑ zɔ ɑnˈtɔ nyɔ/,1785–1873, Italian novelist, poet, and dramatist.

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Manzoni
/ (Italian manˈdzoːni) /

noun

Alessandro (alesˈsandro). 1785–1873, Italian romantic novelist and poet, famous for his historical novel I Promessi sposi (1825–27)
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