from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Visconti, Gian Galeazzo 1351?-1402. Milanese leader who conquered Siena (1399), Perugia (1400), and Bologna (1402) and was a noted patron of the arts.
- Visconti, Luchino. Duke of Modrone. 1906-1976. Italian stage and film director considered a founder of the Italian neo-realist style, which focused on ordinary people and postwar social issues. His films include La Terra Trema (1948) and Death in Venice (1971).
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- n. Italian filmmaker (1906-1976)
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