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  • adj. of or relating to Turin in Italy
  • n. a person from Turin


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  • Bruce Sterling spotted this lacy number an "American Tablecloth" in a Turinese shop window.

    Bruce's lace .. brickbat? Breakout!

  • Take Vincenzo Gioberti, the eccentric Turinese theologian who wrote a highly influential book about why Italy is great.


  • All together they spend a leisurely day bringing in the grape harvest before dinner, when mother serves the new Giovanni Rana Sfogliavelo filled with brasato—the braised beef that is one of the staples of Turinese cuisine.


  • Turinese cuisine has a good reputation among gastronomists”: P.


  • That day two Turinese policemen approached him after he caused a public disturbance in the streets of Turin.

    Morality is Objective (And People Are Wrong)

  • A good Turinese would rather have no dinner at all than sit down to one without a good-sized bundle of these torrified reeds on his right or left.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 18, April, 1859

  • Amolone (880-98), who incurred the ill-will of the Turinese and was driven out by them; Gezone (1000), who founded the monastery of the holy martyrs Solutor, Adventor, and Candida; Landolfo (1037), who founded the Abbey of Cavour and repaired the losses inflicted on his

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • Helvetian heretics was a favourite occupation of the Turinese nobility and it is doubtful if any recalled the name of the strange proselyte who had hastened to signalise his conversion by robbing his employers and slandering an innocent maid-servant.

    The Valley of Decision

  • No particular ferocity was laid at his door, but he was supposed to serve up all the private affairs of the good Turinese to the king, and if any one got into trouble he was thought to be the cause.


  • I wonder what he makes of that whole family of Italians, harlequin, pantaloon, Punch, and that representative Folksman the Turinese Gian Duca?

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters


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