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Origin of Solferino
Example sentences from the Web for solferino
“I actually traveled to Solferino on a previous trip, to see the Church of Bones,” he said.
The campaign of Magenta and Solferino took place ten years later.
Twice, since I was here before, she has had a terrible humiliation—in 1859 and in 1866—at Solferino and at Sadowa.From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden Horn|Henry M. Field
He saw unity at last almost come, after Solferino he declared that the Austrian domination was at an end.Builders of United Italy|Rupert Sargent Holland
That new light seems to have flashed upon Napoleon for the first time from the stern Austrian ranks on the day of Solferino.Browning and His Century|Helen Archibald Clarke
The matter is in fair way to disturb the peace of Europe before Sadowa shall have become as old a battle as we now rate Solferino.
British Dictionary definitions for solferino
- a moderate purplish-red colour
- (as adjective)a solferino suit