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Dante

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biographical name Dan·te \ˈdän-(ˌ)tā, ˈdan-, -(ˌ)tē\

Definition of Dante

  1. 1265–1321 Dante or Durante Ali*ghie*ri play \ˌa-lə-ˈgyer-ē\ Ital. poet

Dantean

play \ˈdan-tē-ən, ˈdän-\ or

Dantescan

play \dan-ˈtes-kən, dän-\ or

Dantesque

play \-ˈtesk\ adjective



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