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Castiglione

[kah-stee-lyaw-ne] /ˌkɑ stiˈlyɔ nɛ/
noun
1.
Baldassare
[bahl-dahs-sah-re] /ˌbɑl dɑsˈsɑ rɛ/ (Show IPA),
1478–1529, Italian diplomat and author.
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  • Castiglione suggested the title Cortigiana, as it was refined and settled by the usage of Courts.

  • The battles of Lonato and Castiglione were the fresh trophies of his fame.

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  • Castiglione distinguished himself in this line, but he resided for the most part of his time in another country.

  • The site was doubtless near the Mola and the village Castiglione.

  • She left her seat at last and sat down at a table to write to Castiglione; but when she tried to word a note it was not easy.

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  • Castiglione smiled at the direct question and the unhesitating tone.

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  • The Duke, it should be premised, is uncle to Alessandra, and father of Castiglione her betrothed.

  • If I come again, Ill wear it, answered Castiglione, smiling.

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  • Maria almost started, but controlled herself; he could only mean Castiglione.

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British Dictionary definitions for Castiglione

Castiglione

/Italian ˌkæstɪlˈjəʊnɪ; kastiˈʎoːne/
noun
1.
Count Baldassare (baldasˈsaːre). 1478–1529, Italian diplomat and writer, noted particularly for his dialogue on ideal courtly life, Il Libro del Cortegiano (The Courtier) (1528)
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