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

  • n. An Italianism, especially a word or idiom borrowed from or suggestive of the Italian language.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A phrase or idiom peculiar to the Italian language.
  • n. The use of italics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A phrase or idiom peculiar to the Italian language; to Italianism.
  • n. The use of Italics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Italianism.


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