Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • MountCorno The highest peak, 2,915.8 m (9,560 ft), of the Apennines, in central Italy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In music, a horn.

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Examples

  • As a torrent called Corno often damaged my little property, I determined to sell it and to set up in Venice, which I did ten years ago.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • Out of its synergistic fervor, El Corno Emplumado emerged, its light extinguished in the late sixties when Diaz Ordaz silenced, literally and symbolically, some of the best minds of that generation.

    A Bridge Across Cultures

  • I think they were interested in making a film about El Corno because they knew it had played a major role in the independent literary/art movement of the sixties, on both continents.

    A Bridge Across Cultures

  • Mostly, El Corno focused on North and South America, but also published small anthologies of poetry from Finland, India, Australia and other places.

    A Bridge Across Cultures

  • Since 1969, when El Corno died, my writing has changed as anyone's would: with other life experiences, with maturity, and with how the world itself has changed in these years.

    A Bridge Across Cultures

  • It premiered the documentary "El Corno Emplumado: una historia de los sesenta", and for the first time in 36 years a new generation of Mexicans was introduced to this extraordinary period in their history.

    A Bridge Across Cultures

  • This film, "El Corno Emplumado: una historia de los sesenta" was made by two young filmmakers.

    A Bridge Across Cultures

  • Today one can still find El Corno Emplumado in libraries: university libraries, some public libraries, and of course the personal libraries of writers and readers of those times.

    A Bridge Across Cultures

  • They started out with an old pickup truck, driving through the U.S. making contact with some of the North American poets who published in El Corno.

    A Bridge Across Cultures

  • Margaret Randall was co-publisher of El Corno Emplumado and a witness to those remarkable years, and I had the privilege of interviewing her recently.

    A Bridge Across Cultures

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