American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Italy or its people, language, or culture.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Italy.
- n. A person of Italian descent.
- n. The Romance language of the Italians and an official language of Switzerland.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to Italy, a country and kingdom of Europe, which comprises the central one of the three southern European peninsulas, together with the adjoining region northward to the Alps, and the islands of Sicily, Sardinia, etc.; pertaining to the inhabitants of Italy. The kingdom of Italy has developed from the former kingdom of Sardinia, which, through the events of 1859–60, annexed Lombardy, Tuscany, Modena, Parma, the kingdom of the Two Sicilies, and part of the Papal States, acquired Venetia in 1866, and finally Rome in 1870. The title of King of Italy was assumed by Victor Emmanuel II. of Sardinia in 1861.
- n. A native of Italy, or one of the Italian race.
- n. The language spoken by the inhabitants of Italy, whether the literary speech or one of the popular dialects.
- n. Abbreviated It., Ital.
- n. A member of a race of honey-bees imported into the United States from Italy and having at least three yellow bands across the abdomen when the latter is distended with honey.
- adj. Pertaining to Italy, its people or its language.
- n. An inhabitant of Italy, or a person of Italian descent.
- n. The official language of Italy, also spoken in San Marino, the Vatican, and parts of Switzerland.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Italy, or to its people or language.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Italy.
- n. The language used in Italy, or by the Italians.
- n. a native or inhabitant of Italy
- adj. of or pertaining to or characteristic of Italy or its people or culture or language
- n. the Romance language spoken in Italy
- From Medieval Latin Italiānus, from Italia ("Italy") (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Latin Italiānus, from Italia, Italy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“DANIELE MASTROGIACOMO, ITALIAN JOURNALIST: I ask again to Italian government, and the Afghan government to do something for us.”
“Certain aspects of Italian literature are introduced through Kuhns's _Great Poets of Italy_ and Crane's _Italian Popular”
“Sampdoria soccer fans 'trash TV studio, attack journos' ITALIAN soccer supporters, unhappy at the reporting of their team, destroyed a television studio and attacked three journalists, Italian news website TGCom reports.”
“FRANCO FRATTINI, ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER: (speaking in Italian)”
“We call good painting _Italian_, which painting, even though it be done in Flanders or in Spain (which approaches us most) if it be good, will be Italian painting, for this most noble science does not belong to any country, _as it came from heaven_; but even from ancient times it remained in our Italy more than in any other kingdom in the world, and I think that it will end in it. ”
“The title comes from the fact that the term for mouse and rat in Italian is the same.”
“The winter nebbia there, as it's called in Italian, is quite unlike anything I have experienced: dense, hood-on-the-head, rain-cloud-come-to-earth fog that seemed to sock us in at least every other morning.”
“The term Italian for "proud" describes the feeling that makes a gamer lift both arms above the head in triumph.”
“But on hearing the word "Italian" one of them flies into a terrible rage.”
“But he said at the time they had been taken out of context and blamed what he called the Italian leftist press for creating the controversy.”
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