Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Engine; mill; works; specifically, sugar-works; a sugar-plantation.
“The ingenio hires thousands of people and moves them all over three provinces in big yellow school buses.”
“The sugar can company burns the cane before cutting it, making it easier to hack into little bits before it gets shipped to the ingenio (factory) in Barahona (the nearest city).”
“They run their big eighteen wheel trucks up and down our main road and ship trainloads of sugar cane into the ingenio.”
“Just north of Tala, alongside Highway 70, you can't miss el ingenio, the government-owned sugar refinery whose chimneys fill the air with black smoke, day and night.”
“This term is found in the Prohemium of Piero della Francesca's treatise on the five "platonic" solids, De quinque corporibus regularibus, dedicated to Prince Guidobaldo: "qui non minori artis studio/ingenio/solertia/& industria fuerunt.”
“To chapter 4, paragraph 21Two of the three parts of rhetorical ability described by Cicero in De oratore (1.25) — doctrina (theory) and ingenio (talent) — are present in Veterani's dystich at Gubbio.”
“Separabis terram ab igne, subtile ab spisso, suaviter, magno cum ingenio.”
“Moreover, but two months before had gone from London Captain Hare in the bark Minion, for Brazil, and a company of adventurers with him, with Sheffield hardware, and “Devonshire and Northern kersies,” hollands and “Manchester cottons,” for there was a great opening for English goods by the help of one John Whithall, who had married a Spanish heiress, and had an ingenio and slaves in”
“Vita jugata meo non facit ingenio: me juvat, &c. many married men exclaim at the miseries of it, and rail at wives downright; I never tried, but as I hear some of them say,  Mare haud mare, vos mare acerrimum, an Irish Sea is not so turbulent and raging as a litigious wife.”
“Lib. de Decal. passiones maxime corpus offendunt et animam, et frequentissimae causae melancholiae, dimoventes ab ingenio et sanitate pristina, l.”
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