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Vallombrosa

[vahl-lawm-braw-zah]
noun
  1. a resort in central Italy, near Florence: famous abbey.
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Historical Examples of vallombrosa

  • He had it from the Abbot of Vallombrosa, to whom the hermit had communicated it.

    The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy

    Jacob Burckhardt

  • Autumnal leaves there are that strew the brooks, in Vallombrosa.

  • The literature of the Colonial South is like the leaves of Vallombrosa for multitude.

  • Do you remember that evening by the waterfall at Vallombrosa?

    Pietro Ghisleri

    F. (Francis) Marion Crawford

  • Would it please us to go to Fiesole for the day or to Vallombrosa?

    Italian Days and Ways

    Anne Hollingsworth Wharton


British Dictionary definitions for vallombrosa

Vallombrosa

noun
  1. a village and resort in central Italy, in Tuscany region: 11th-century Benedictine monastery
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