Nobile

[ naw-bee-le ]
/ ˈnɔ bi lɛ /

noun

Um·ber·to [oo m-ber-taw] /ʊmˈbɛr tɔ/,1885–1978, Italian aeronautical engineer and arctic explorer.

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Nobile
/ (Italian nobile) /

noun

Umberto. 1885–1978, Italian aeronautical engineer and aviator. He flew his Norge airship over the North Pole (1926) with Amundsen and his Italia airship over the Pole in 1928, crashing on the return
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