[ moh-dee-lee-ah-nee, moh-deel-yah-; Italian maw-dee-lyah-nee ]
/ moʊˌdi liˈɑ ni, ˌmoʊ dilˈyɑ-; Italian ˌmɔ diˈlyɑ ni /
A·me·de·o [ah-me-de-aw] /ˌɑ mɛˈdɛ ɔ/,1884–1920, Italian painter and sculptor in France.
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Example sentences from the Web for modigliani
Schaeffer remembers his father squirming when Pat Robertson talked about burning a reproduction of a nude by Modigliani.
He loved early 20th-century paintings, especially by Modigliani, Picasso, Leger, and Rouault.
British Dictionary definitions for modigliani
/ (Italian modiʎˈʎaːni) /
Amedeo (ameˈdɛːo). 1884–1920, Italian painter and sculptor, noted esp for the elongated forms of his portraits
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