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Nobile

[ naw-bee-le ]

noun

  1. Um·ber·to [oo, m-, ber, -taw], 1885–1978, Italian aeronautical engineer and Arctic explorer.


Nobile

/ nobile /

noun

  1. NobileUmberto18851978MItalianTECHNOLOGY: engineerTRAVEL AND EXPLORATION: aviator 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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On both occasions it was the man of arms who sought out the man of letters—par nobile fratrum.

The Guardia Nobile of the Pope still wear the picturesque half armour of the sixteenth century.

The finest species of the family is the Himalayan Rheum nobile, but it is exceedingly difficult to grow.

Elisa, nobile ninfa di Fenicia, dell' antica stirpe di Cadmo, amante d' Aminta.

Agenore, nobile di Sidone, amico di Alessandro, amante di Tamiri.

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