American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A ruling house of Sardinia (1720-1861) and Italy (1861-1946).
- A historical region and former duchy of southeast France, western Switzerland, and northwest Italy. The region changed hands many times after its conquest by Julius Caesar and became a duchy in the early 15th century. In 1720 the duke of Savoy gained the title king of Sardinia, and in 1861 the Savoyard Victor Emmanuel II ascended the throne of the newly formed kingdom of Italy. Much of the original territory was ceded to France at the same time.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of the common cabbage with a compact head and leaves reticulately wrinkled. It is much cultivated for winter use, and has many subvarieties.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A variety of the common cabbage (Brassica oleracea major), having curled leaves, -- much cultivated for winter use.
- n. a geographical region of historical importance; a former duchy in what is now southwestern France, western Switzerland, and northwestern Italy
- n. head of soft crinkly leaves
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