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seicento

[sey-chen-toh; Italian se-chen-taw] /seɪˈtʃɛn toʊ; Italian sɛˈtʃɛn tɔ/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
1.
the 17th century, with reference to the Italian art or literature of that period.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Italian: short for mille seicento literally, a thousand six hundred
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seicento

/Italian seiˈtʃɛnto/
noun
1.
the 17th century with reference to Italian art and literature
Word Origin
Italian, shortened from mille seicento one thousand six hundred
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