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[ver-uh-neez, -nees]
  1. of or relating to the city or town of Verona.
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noun, plural Ver·o·nese.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Verona.
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Origin of Veronese

First recorded in 1750–60; Veron(a) + -ese


[ver-uh-ney-zee; Italian ve-raw-ne-ze]
  1. Pa·o·lo [pah-aw-law] /ˈpɑ ɔ lɔ/, Paolo Cagliari, 1528–88, Venetian painter.
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Examples from the Web for veronese

Historical Examples of veronese

  • The Veronese were for rending their hearts and not their rulers that day.

    Little Novels of Italy

    Maurice Henry Hewlett

  • Or did the Veronese forger come to Clyde, and carry on the business at Dumbuck?

  • Then there were Tintoretto and Veronese, almost as interesting to our painter.

    Great Artists, Vol 1.

    Jennie Ellis Keysor

  • Such an eye for color, it is quite safe to say, has not been born since Veronese.

  • One has only to remember that Veronese was a man; so was Velasquez.

    The Merry-Go-Round

    Carl Van Vechten

British Dictionary definitions for veronese


  1. Paolo (ˈpaːolo), original name Paolo Cagliari or Caliari. 1528–88, Italian painter of the Venetian school. His works include The Marriage at Cana (1563) and The Feast of the Levi (1573)
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