[ tseeng-gah-rah ]
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noun,plural zin·ga·re [tseeng-gah-re]. /ˈtsiŋ gɑ rɛ/. Italian.
  1. a female Romani.

Origin of zingara

First recorded in 1765–70; see origin at zingaro

Words Nearby zingara

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How to use zingara in a sentence

  • But she scrambled quickly to her feet when Irene came running in, "The zingara" all unsung.

    The Madigans | Miriam Michelson
  • This Ferrando proceeds to do in the ballad, "Abbietta zingara" (Sat there a gypsy hag).

  • The Picts still held Aquilonia and part of zingara, and the western coast of the continent.

    The Hyborian Age | Robert E. Howard
  • zingara seized this opportunity to throw off the yoke, which example was followed by Corinthia and the Shemites.

    The Hyborian Age | Robert E. Howard
  • Only an extremely reckless man would risk his life and goods on this road through zingara.

    The Hour of the Dragon | Robert E. Howard