Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to Padua in Italy.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Padua.

Etymologies

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Padua +‎ -an

Examples

  • He was commonly called the Paduan Doctor, from having received his education at that famous university.

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  • Settled on these hills were the once-secluded Catholic boarding schools associated with Three Saints Cathedral—Saint Benedict’s School, the Academy (of Saint Brendan), and the Paduan School of Saint Anthony.

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  • Mr. Alajmo, 35 years old, says "I close my eyes" when sourcing asparagus, which has led him to favor Paduan producers with fields fed by thermal springs.

    Italy's Spring Fling With Asparagus

  • (Renan, 1866), and “Paduan” Renaissance university philosophy is the part of “Renaissance Aristotelianism” that has been most thoroughly studied.

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  • It was during his Paduan period that Galileo worked out much of his mechanics and began his work with the telescope.

    Galileo Galilei

  • Squeeze the trigger slowly, my young Paduan apprentice by reasonableperson on Sunday, Apr 6, 2008 at 11: 27: 29 PM

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  • But the protection which the Paduan Doctor received from some friends of interest and consequence, enabled him to set these imputations at defiance, and to assume, even in the city of Edinburgh, famed as it was for abhorrence of witches and necromancers, the dangerous character of an expounder of futurity.

    My Aunt Margaret's Mirror

  • Paduan Doctor was understood to receive the visits of those who came to consult with him, — the two ladies left their apartments in the

    My Aunt Margaret's Mirror

  • Stefano Marchetti, a young Paduan designer, is known for his experimental forms.

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  • Had this Paduan printer followed the explicit directions which he received, and printed exactly what was given him much good paper might have been saved and a very interesting chapter in the history of literary forgery would probably never have been written.

    Satyricon

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