an Italian family that ruled Milan and Lombardy from 1277 to 1447.
Gian Ga·leaz·zo [jahngah-lyaht-saw], /ˈdʒɑn gɑˈlyɑt sɔ/, 1351–1402, Milanese leader who conquered much of N Italy.
Lu·chi·no [loo-kee-naw], /luˈki nɔ/, 1906–76, Italian stage and film director.
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How to use Visconti in a sentence
“This is home now,” Maria Grazia Visconti told The Daily Beast as she walked her dog along one of the “new town” streets.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake | Barbie Latza Nadeau | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Other themes are more character-based, such as the “Bowie, Cocteau, Visconti” section, in deference to dandies and dapper men.
The navy-blue, burgundy, white, blue and pink Visconti-bloom silk-crepe dress has a square-neckline and sheer half-sleeves.Kate Dazzles in Erdem on Manchester's 'Shameless' Estate | Tom Sykes | April 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
That victory, strangely enough, made an end of the rule of the Visconti in Genoa.
Florence 102was her friend against Visconti for her own sake: she meant to have Pisa herself.
It is true the plot was discovered, the traitors exiled, and Visconti banished; but the mischief was done.
Soon Visconti, hoping to win Pisa all for himself, plotted against Appiano.
In this he is a member of the family of Visconti, born at Goïto.The Browning Cyclopdia | Edward Berdoe
British Dictionary definitions for Visconti
the ruling family of Milan from 1277 to 1447
Luchino, real name Luchino Visconti de Modrone. 1906–76, Italian stage and film director, whose neorealist films include Ossessione (1942). His other films include The Leopard (1963), Death in Venice (1970), and The Innocents (1976)
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