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Schiaparelli

[skyah-puh-rel-ee or especially for 1, skap-uh-rel-ee, shap-; Italian skyah-pah-rel-lee] /ˌskyɑ pəˈrɛl i or especially for 1, ˌskæp əˈrɛl i, ˌʃæp-; Italian ˌskyɑ pɑˈrɛl li/
noun
1.
Elsa
[el-sah] /ˈɛl sɑ/ (Show IPA),
1890–1973, French fashion designer, born in Italy.
2.
Giovanni Virginio
[jaw-vahn-nee veer-jee-nyaw] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni virˈdʒi nyɔ/ (Show IPA),
1835–1910, Italian astronomer.
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British Dictionary definitions for giovanni v. schiaparelli

Schiaparelli

/Italian skjapaˈrɛlli/
noun
1.
Elsa (ˈelsa). 1896–1973, Italian couturière, noted esp for the dramatic colours of her designs
2.
Giovanni Virginio (dʒoˈvanni virˈdʒiːnjo). 1835–1910, Italian astronomer, who discovered the asteroid Hesperia (1861) and the so-called canals of Mars (1877)
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