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zingara

[tseeng-gah-rah] /ˈtsiŋ gɑ rɑ/
noun, plural zingare
[tseeng-gah-re] /ˈtsiŋ gɑ rɛ/ (Show IPA).
Italian.
1.
a female Gypsy.
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  • Before he enters the ring they sing a love-duet that displays more depth of feeling than we should expect from a zingara.

    Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls
  • The Picts still held Aquilonia and part of zingara, and the western coast of the continent.

    The Hyborian Age Robert E. Howard
  • zingara seized this opportunity to throw off the yoke, which example was followed by Corinthia and the Shemites.

    The Hyborian Age Robert E. Howard
  • Dawn will soon be breaking, and before sunrise we must be racing for the nearest port of zingara!'

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard
  • To deceive the zingari—that was a notable triumph for a zingara!

    King of Camargue Jean Aicard
  • But she scrambled quickly to her feet when Irene came running in, "The zingara" all unsung.

    The Madigans Miriam Michelson
  • Only an extremely reckless man would risk his life and goods on this road through zingara.

    The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard

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