[mil-uh-neez, -nees for 1–4; mil-uh-ney-zee or, Italian, mee-lah-ne-ze for 5]
- a native or inhabitant of Milan, Italy.
- the Italian dialect spoken in Milan.
- (lowercase) Textiles.
- a run-resistant, warp-knitted fabric of silk, rayon, or nylon used in the manufacture of women's apparel.
- a warp-knit structure in which two sets of threads are knitted in an interlocking series forming a crossed diagonal or diamond pattern.
- the machine that produces this knit structure.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Milan, Italy, its inhabitants, or their dialect of Italian.
- Italian Cookery.
- (especially of meats) coated with flour or bread crumbs and browned in hot oil or butter.
- (especially of pasta) having a sauce of tomatoes, mushrooms, grated cheese, shredded meat, and truffles: spaghetti Milanese.
Origin of Milanese
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The Milanese gallery Zero was showing just one piece by a Rumanian artist, Victor Man.The Coolest Works at Frieze
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He again entered the Milanese in 1525, and retook the capital.
With the Milanese he proposed to buy Lorraine from its Duke.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
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To these may be added another Milanese appellation, panzanega.Italian Popular Tales
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But Charles of Anjou owed his throne, in reality, to the assistance of the Milanese.On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2)
There are two claimants on the Milanese, then; the Spanish Termagant, and he?History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.)
- of or relating to Milan, its people, culture, etc
- of a fine lightweight knitted fabric of silk, rayon, etc
- the Italian dialect spoken in Milan
- plural -ese a native or inhabitant of Milan
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