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Visconti

[ vees-kawn-tee ]
/ visˈkɔn ti /
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noun
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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Visconti
/ (Italian visˈkonti) /

noun
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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