American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- MountCorno The highest peak, 2,915.8 m (9,560 ft), of the Apennines, in central Italy.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, a horn. When used absolutely, it now usually designates the French or orchestral horn (see
horn); but the corno inglese, or English horn, is a tenor oboe (see oboe), and the corno di bassetto, or basset-horn, is a tenor clarinet. See corno di caccia.
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“Mostly, El Corno focused on North and South America, but also published small anthologies of poetry from Finland, India, Australia and other places.”
“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.”
“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.”
“This film, "El Corno Emplumado: una historia de los sesenta" was made by two young filmmakers.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
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