[ UK /mæɡnˈɪfɪkˌə‍ʊ/ ]
  1. a person of distinguished rank or appearance
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How To Use magnifico In A Sentence

  • ‘Becco’, and ‘cornuto’, ‘fantastico’, ‘magnifico’, ‘impress’ (the armorial device upon shields, and appearing constantly in its Italian form ‘impresa’), ‘saltimbanco’ (= mountebank), all once common enough, are now obsolete. English Past and Present
  • Magnifico, made answer, that he was well contented to let him speak with her when he would; and leaving him in the great Hall of the house, went to his wives Chamber, and told her how easily he might enjoy the horse, commanding her forthwith to come and heare what he could say to her, only she should abstaine, and not returne him any answer. The Decameron
  • With elegance so well attended to by Genaux and Tarver, it fell to the two spoiled sisters, Clorinda and Tisbe and (in this opera) their bumbling and graspingly nasty father, Don Magnifico, to supply the buffoonery. In performance: WCO's "Cenerentola"
  • It was built by Georgian magnifico Ralph Allen so that he could see it from his townhouse off York Street, and think those castle thoughts.
  • To conclude in [3848] Hierom's words, I will ask our magnificoes that build with marble, and bestow a whole manor on a thread, what difference between them and Paul the Eremite, that bare old man? Anatomy of Melancholy
  • I'll answer your first question: The finest salsa in existence is Salsa Magnifico's Raspberry Salsa, available for a piddling price considering what you get. A Very Specially Boring Day For Ferrett
  • Small, roll-up curtains reveal four colorful rooms behind the facade, one each for the preening stepsisters Clorinda and Tisbe downstairs, and two upstairs for their harrumphing father Don Magnifico, the down-at-heel Baron of Montefiascone, while sweet and sprightly Angelina gets the cinders and the scullery in the middle. 'La Cenerentola' Sparkles on the Paris Stage
  • You may read it, he added like a magnifico who had bestowed a particular privilege upon one of his less-deserving followers. The Mistaken Wife
  • No tiene verguenza el Presidente Lula, o el loco de Venezuela y muchos otros en similares puestos, hacerle reverencia a un dictador y su hermano, quienes se han apoderado de un pequeño y magnifico pais por los ultimos 50 años, sin permitir lo mas minimo de derecho humano (libertad) a ese pueblo. Global Voices in English » Brazil: “President Lula is a nerd”
  • Posterity has agreed to call Lorenzo "the Magnificent", but this is, in part, a misunderstanding of the Italian title "magnifico", which was given to all the members of his family, and, indeed, during the fifteenth century, applied to most persons of importance in Italy to whom the higher title of "Excellence" did not pertain. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman
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