American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Ciano, Conte Galeazzo 1903-1944. Italian fascist politician. Married (1930) to the daughter of Benito Mussolini, he urged Italy to join the Axis powers in World War II but later favored a separate peace with the Allies. Among those who called for Mussolini's resignation, he was tried for treason and executed on Mussolini's orders.
“Halifax checked with the cabinet and called Ciano back to say no.”
“The same Agnolo painted for the perfumer Ciano, an eccentric man, but respected after his kind, a sign for his shop, containing a gipsy woman telling the fortune of a lady in a very graceful manner, which was the idea of Ciano, and not without mystic meaning.”
“Electing to run the supergroup gauntlet culinary-style: Ciano.”
“Howard will also be reunited with line coach Joe D'Alessandris and strength coach Ed Ciano, along with running backs coach/offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins.”
“Wine director John Slover Ciano, New York loves this Sardinian red, one of his second-cheapest offerings.”
“And rounding out the list is Ciano where 3-star Chef Shea Gallante is opening a market driven casual ristorante in the former Beppe location.”
“‘This evening we are going to try and get a convoy of five steamships through by breaking the blockade,’ Ciano wrote in his diary.”
“The war was about to expand, and following the Japanese appeal to their two governments, Ciano had been trying, without success, to tease a definite response out of Ribbentrop.”
“Ciano asked himself, before noting, almost in passing, the success of the ‘unexpected Soviet offensive’ around Rostov.14”
“In Rome Ciano received a letter from General Gambara, hand-delivered by one of his intelligence officers.”
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