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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Definitions for alfresco

  1. In the open air; outdoors.
  2. Taking place or located in the open air; outdoor.

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Citations for alfresco
Turner escaped from the entangled politics of London's art world, where the Royal Academy was marooned in petty disputes, to paint alfresco on the riverbanks. Siri Huntoon, New York Times
Outdoor sitting areas all have LAN connections, so that employees can work alfresco. Scott Kirsner, Fast Company
Origin of alfresco
1745-1755
Alfresco is from the Italian al fresco, "in the fresh (air)," from al, "in the" (a, "to, in" + il, "the") + fresco, "fresh."
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