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Cavour

[kah-voor] /kɑˈvur/
noun
1.
Camillo Benso di
[kah-meel-law ben-saw dee] /kɑˈmil lɔ ˈbɛn sɔ di/ (Show IPA),
1810–61, Italian statesman: leader in the unification of Italy.
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  • Cavour appealed to the doctrine of the popular will to be expressed by a plebiscite.

    A Short History of Italy Henry Dwight Sedgwick
  • The Cavour Theory, it said in worn gold letters on the spine.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • Cavour achieved a great moral victory, perhaps the greatest result any statesman can gain from a treaty of peace.

    Builders of United Italy Rupert Sargent Holland
  • The Cavour Hyperdrive, that was the rainbow's end Alan would chase now.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • The people of central Italy wanted union and Cavour turned again to see what Napoleon would do.

    Builders of United Italy Rupert Sargent Holland
  • Alan approached and gave the robot Cavour's thirteen-century-old address.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • Accordingly Cavour plied every art to accelerate the inevitable revolution.

  • Lexman succeeded—but how do you know Cavour didn't succeed as well?

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • Mazzini's Italian was such as only an Italian could speak, and Cavour would know it.

British Dictionary definitions for Cavour

Cavour

/Italian kaˈvur/
noun
1.
Conte Camillo Benso di (kaˈmillo ˈbɛnzo di).1810–61, Italian statesman and premier of Piedmont-Sardinia (1852–59; 1860–61): a leader of the movement for the unification of Italy
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