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

  • Sacco, Nicola 1891-1927. Italian-born American anarchist who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of a double murder and sentenced to death (1921). Despite the circumstantial nature of the evidence against them and worldwide protest at the political overtones of the proceedings, the two were executed in 1927.

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  • n. United States anarchist (born in Italy) who with Bartolomeo Vanzetti was convicted of murder and in spite of world-wide protest was executed (1891-1927)

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Examples

  • While the Communist Party candidate for Massachusetts secretary of state, Canter was arrested for carrying a placard "FULLER-MURDERER OF SACCO AND VANZETTI" "attacking Governor Fuller for the execution of anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti.

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  • Sacco is one of the most talented people in comics today, and he's been working on this project for quite awhile.

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  • But then again, we are all of us unusual characters, and perhaps Sacco is right to just take a single personality and follow him through the conflict, in his own words and as others reported him.

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  • The first step was to call Sacco (who was a fifth year senior at a Big Ten school) and see if he wanted to join me and two cute chicks for spring break (he did and agreed to fly from the upper Midwest to meet us at UAM).

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  • One example of the fusion of the two, is the Silver Pure Metal "Sacco" chair that you see here above.

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  • The metamorphosis of the celebrated Zanotta "Sacco" chair, becomes a body to dress and a place for dialogue.

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  • Some say that Italian designers made it in the late 1960s, and called it a "Sacco".

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  • Each object is neither a Zanotta 'Sacco' chair, nor a Stone Island jacket, but a METAMORPH, similar to a sculpture, yet without all the difficulties of volume and perception that the sculpture presents. "

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  • Colorado Avalanche (stay the course): GM Greg Sherman and coach Joe Sacco did a first-rate job of rebuilding the Avalanche in a single season.

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  • "I think we're certainly headed in the right direction," Sacco said.

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