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Politian

[ poh-lish-uhn ]
/ poʊˈlɪʃ ən /
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noun

Angelo Poliziano, 1454–94, Italian classical scholar, teacher, and poet.

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Politian
/ (pəʊˈlɪʃən, pɒ-) /

noun

Italian name Angelo Polliziano; original name Angelo Ambrogini. 1454–94, Florentine humanist and poet
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