[sak-oh; Italian sahk-kaw]
- Ni·co·la [nee-kaw-lah] /niˈkɔ lɑ/, 1891–1927, Italian anarchist, in the U.S. after 1908: together with Bartolomeo Vanzetti, found guilty of robbery and murder 1921; executed 1927.
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As Orlando spoke of Stefana's visit to his son, Sacco's name was mentioned.
The Prime Minister sent for Sacco, and they had a talk together.
Farther north is the Sacco of the Misericordia opening into the lagoon.A Wanderer in Venice
Sacco had an official from the Italian Consulate in Boston to testify for him.
In April, 1920, both these currents crossed the paths of Sacco and Vanzetti.
- Nicola (niˈkɔːla). 1891–1927, US radical agitator, born in Italy. With Bartolomeo Vanzetti, he was executed for murder (1927) despite suspicions that their political opinions influenced the verdict: the case caused international protests