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

  • Angelico, Fra. Also known as Giovanni da Fie·so·le (fyĕˈzō-lā, -lĕ) 1400?-1455. Italian Dominican friar and painter of the Florentine school.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An umbelliferous plant of North America, Ligusticum actæifolium, resembling the lovage. Also called nondo.

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Examples

  • The two small works by Fra Angelico will be auctioned next year and are expected to sell for more than one million pounds.

    November 2006

  • 'Angelico's picture of heaven was more to my mind than any I have seen.

    Shawl-Straps A Second Series of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag

  • Fra Angelico, St. Nicholas with the Emperor's Envoy and the Miraculous Rescue of a Sailing Vessel, between 1437 and 1449, tempera and gold on panel, 34 x 63.5 cm, Vatican City, Musei Vaticani, inv.

    David Galenson: Art and Money in Renaissance Florence

  • In 1459, the son of the Duke of Milan was amazed by what he saw at the Palazzo Medici -- "the decorative tapestries, the chests of inestimable craftsmanship and value, the masterful sculptures, the infinitely varied patterns and silverwork" -- and he neglected to mention the greatest treasures of all, paintings by such masters as Fra Angelico and Filippo Lippi.

    David Galenson: Art and Money in Renaissance Florence

  • Among the visual highlights is an altarpiece by Fra Angelico that depicts St. Nicholas rescuing a sailing vessel.

    David Galenson: Art and Money in Renaissance Florence

  • Institution of the Eucharist, Fra Angelico (1450), fresco www. museumsyndicate.com/images/3/23723. jpg

    My Favorite Paintings

  • Eileen Angelico, a spokeswoman for the joint Interior and Coast Guard team, said, "The process for which the contract was awarded for the forensic testing and scientific evaluation of the BOP was a competitive bidding process consistent with applicable regulations and policies."

    Interior hires firm that OK'd Deepwater safety procedures to do autopsy of failed device

  • From Blake's illuminated books to Stevie Smith's strange, pithy little illustrated verses, from Fra Angelico to Magritte's not-pipe; from the terrible increasing tension in Charlotte Salomon's Leben? oder Theater? to Gilbert & George's Dirty Words Pictures: artists and writers have worked for centuries with what happens when text and visual art come together.

    Tracey Emin: 'What you see is what I am'

  • The MMS is still considering the comments as it works toward a final rule, said spokeswoman Eileen Angelico.

    Oil companies fought stricter regulations

  • They were patrons of Botticelli, Cellini, Donatello, Fra Angelico, Michelangelo, Raphael and Verrocchio, as well as writers, poets, philosophers and scientists including Galileo Galilei.

    A Sumptuous Medici Collection

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