Vanzetti

[van-zet-ee; Italian vahn-dzet-tee]
noun
  1. Bar·to·lo·me·o [bahr-taw-law-me-aw] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ɔ/, 1888–1927, Italian anarchist, in U.S. after 1908.
Compare Sacco, Nicola.
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  • A short distance, such a short distance from where I scribble these words, Vanzetti died.

  • In April, 1920, both these currents crossed the paths of Sacco and Vanzetti.

    Labor's Martyrs

    Vito Marcantonio

  • The witnesses for the defense proved the innocence of Sacco and Vanzetti beyond the shadow of a doubt.

    Labor's Martyrs

    Vito Marcantonio

  • Vanzetti had followed many trades after his arrival here in the summer of 1908.

    Labor's Martyrs

    Vito Marcantonio


British Dictionary definitions for vanzetti

Vanzetti

noun
  1. Bartolomeo (bartoloˈmɛːo). 1888–1927, US radical agitator, born in Italy: executed with Sacco in a case that had worldwide political repercussions
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