from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of a secret political association in Italy, organized in the early part of the nineteenth centry for the purpose of changing the government into a republic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the members of a secret political society called the Carbonari, formed in the kingdom of Naples during the reign of Murat (1808-14) by republicans and others dissatisfied with the French rule.
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