Definitions

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  • n. grandmother

Etymologies

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Directly from Italian nonna

Examples

  • 'nonna' slice, focaccia style, 'traditional style' or simply pan pizza, call it what you will,

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  • My nonna, the Godmother, he thought, but didn't say.

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  • Locatelli specifies fresh egg pasta, rolled very thinly and blanched before baking – I make a batch, and lovingly send it twice through my pasta roller's thinnest setting hey, I'm no nonna, but I can't see that it's worth the effort: after 40 minutes in the oven, it's too soft for my taste.

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  • When my husband calls me Nonna, I tell him I may be a nonna, but I am not HIS nonna!!

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  • Sono nonna di tre splendidi nipoti che colorano le mie giornate e sono fonte inesauribile di gioia.

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  • My nonna, my parents, my uncles and aunts, my bad-boy lover, my poor sad childhood companion, my surrogate mother, the babies who never were, all gone, all mourned but now settled in a pantheon of calm remembrance, do they envy the grief I feel for this one absent friend?

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  • Inside the colorful, creative, zig-zag world of the nonna of knitwear.

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  • Back in mah day we didn't have nonna yer fancy cee-gees, boy!

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  • Next time I'll try what they call the pizza della nonna -- grandma's pizza -- which is with San Marzano tomatoes, grated pecorino and parmigiano, olive oil -- add anchovies and roasted garlic.

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  • Thirschfeld really channeled his inner nonna on this one.

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