terra verde

[ ter-uh ver-dey; Italian ter-rah ver-de ]
/ ˈtɛr ə ˈvɛr deɪ; Italian ˈtɛr rɑ ˈvɛr dɛ /

noun

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Origin of terra verde

Borrowed into English from Italian around 1895–1900
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Example sentences from the Web for terra verde

  • On the wall to the right are some ruined frescoes in terra-verde by a scholar of Matteo.

    The Story of Assisi|Lina Duff Gordon