- a village in SE Lombardy, in N Italy: battle 1859. 1811.
- (lowercase) a dye obtained from rosaniline.
- (lowercase) vivid purplish pink.
Origin of Solferino
Examples from the Web for solferino
Contemporary Examples of solferino
“I actually traveled to Solferino on a previous trip, to see the Church of Bones,” he said.Escape from Korea
March 13, 2010
Historical Examples of solferino
Some are arrayed in Solferino velvets, rather heavy for this warm day!
Why have the fields of Magenta and Solferino been piled with the corpses of dying heroes?
In the battle of Solferino the engagement extended for eighteen miles.
They would forgive Solferino, to obtain vengeance for Sadowa.
Kearny, who has seen Magenta and Solferino, meets his fate at Chantilly.A Little Girl of Long Ago
Amanda Millie Douglas
- a moderate purplish-red colour
- (as adjective)a solferino suit