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garibaldi

[gar-uh-bawl-dee] /ˌgær əˈbɔl di/
noun
1.
a loose blouse worn by women and children in the mid-19th century, made in imitation of the red shirts worn by the soldiers of Garibaldi.
2.
a brilliant orange damselfish, Hypsypops rubicundus, found off the rocky coasts of southern California.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65

Garibaldi

[gar-uh-bawl-dee; Italian gah-ree-bahl-dee] /ˌgær əˈbɔl di; Italian ˌgɑ riˈbɑl di/
noun
1.
Giuseppe
[juh-sep-ee;; Italian joo-zep-pe] /dʒəˈsɛp i;; Italian dʒuˈzɛp pɛ/ (Show IPA),
1807–82, Italian patriot and general.
Related forms
Garibaldian, adjective, noun
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garibaldi

/ˌɡærɪˈbɔːldɪ/
noun
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/
noun
1.
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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Word Origin and History for garibaldi

Garibaldi

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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