g. garibaldi


[gar-uh-bawl-dee; Italian gah-ree-bahl-dee]
Giuseppe [juh-sep-ee; Italian joo-zep-pe] , 1807–82, Italian patriot and general.

Garibaldian, adjective, noun
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garibaldi (ˌɡærɪˈbɔːldɪ)
1.  a woman's loose blouse with long sleeves popular in the 1860s, copied from the red flannel shirt worn by Garibaldi's soldiers
2.  (Brit) a type of biscuit having a layer of currants in the centre

Garibaldi (ˌɡærɪˈbɔːldɪ)
Giuseppe (dʒuˈzɛppe). 1807--82, Italian patriot; a leader of the Risorgimento. He fought against the Austrians and French in Italy (1848--49; 1859) and, with 1000 volunteers, conquered Sicily and Naples for the emerging kingdom of Italy (1860)

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1862, blouse worn by women in imitation of red shirts worn by followers of Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882), liberator of Italy.
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