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  • adj. From, or pertaining to, Milan

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Milan in Italy, or to its inhabitants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or belonging to Milan or the people of Milan, a city of northern Italy, or to the province or the former duchy of Milan.
  • A citizen or citizens of Milan

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a native or inhabitant of Milan
  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Milan or its people


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  • Haddock, the explosive, semi-sozzled scion of Marlinspike Hall; Cuthbert Calculus, the nearly deaf genius inventor; Thompson and Thomson, the bumbling identical-twin detectives; and opera diva Bianca Castafiore, aka the Milanese Nightingale, who is the sole female character to recur in Hergé's Tintin stories.

    Tintin & Co.

  • I believe, however, that the Milanese are the least priest-ridden people even in young Italy, and they keep Sunday with far more reverence and quietude than elsewhere, and in France.

    Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo Comprising a Tour Through North and South Italy and Sicily with a Short Account of Malta

  • The principal activity was about Milan, which drew painters from Brescia, Vincenza, and elsewhere to form what is known as the Milanese school.

    A Text-Book of the History of Painting

  • A week later he recalled the Milanese troops from Romagna, saying that their presence was no longer needed.

    Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497

  • Johann Christian (1735-1782), the eleventh son, known as the Milanese or London Bach, devoted himself to the lighter forms of music, and after having served some years as organist of the cathedral at Milan, and having distinguished himself by certain operas successfully produced in Italy, he removed to London, where he led an easy and enjoyable life.

    A Popular History of the Art of Music From the Earliest Times Until the Present

  • Even the revelation that Berlusconi called the Milanese police in May after Ruby was arrested for stealing €3,000, asking for her release and explaining - falsely - that she was

    The Guardian World News

  • Osso Buco al Pomodoro, as you might be able to work out from the name, is made with tomatoes and is the dish that people are incorrectly referring to as "Milanese".

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Sebastian's youngest boy, Johann Christian (the Bach family evidently never wearied of the name of Johann), called the "Milanese" and afterward the "English" Bach, composed a large number of works, -- songs, operas, oratorios, what not.

    Among the Great Masters of Music Scenes in the Lives of Famous Musicians

  • "Milanese" and others, she does between Italians and aliens.

    Clipmarks | Live Clips

  • He was already seated by the time I arrived at the Milanese trattoria, where nearly all diners were squeezed two-by-two into white-tablecloth tables that nearly touched.

    The Jet Set


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