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  • proper n. A warrior of Connacht in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology.


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  • Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal Twice cooked fritters Alewife might be the only place in the city to get some beers, like High and Mighty Beer Co.'s Fumata Nera, a smoked black-rye lager from Massachusetts.

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  • If you're over the mimosa, cocktails such as the Tempesta Nera (ginger beer, ramazzotti, lime) and the Phony Negroni (Campari, bonal, juniper berries, orange bitters, club soda) will go down well ($12).

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  • Only one director is making his debut: Ascanio Celestini will bring "La Pecora Nera" ( "Black Sheep"), a play that has been redone for film.

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  • Latter on, when I got older, I came to understand that I was drinking blends of Moscato and Malvasia Nera.


  • After her gold-medal win, wherever Rudolph went on the streets of Rome adoring fans pushed forward to be photographed with la Gazzella Nera—the Black Gazelle.

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  • Steadily the Nera-kan soldiers closed in on my companions.


  • "Faccetta Nera", a marching song from the Italian fascist period plays in the background.

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  • When I turned in MELUSINE, my editor asked me if I really needed the scene with the ghosts and the labyrinth in Nera.

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  • Ironically, a Cappa Nera once provided Marco and me with a stroke of luck.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • Many heretics facing the auto-da-fé had looked down from the stake and seen the pyre lit by an impassive Cappa Nera.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief


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