Dante

biographical name
Dan·​te | \ ˈdän-(ˌ)tā How to pronounce Dante (audio) , ˈdan-, -(ˌ)tē \

Definition of Dante

1265–1321 Dante or Durante Alighieri \ ˌa-​lə-​ˈgyer-​ē How to pronounce Dante (audio) \ Italian poet

Other Words from Dante

Dantean \ ˈdan-​tē-​ən How to pronounce Dante (audio) , ˈdän-​ \ or Dantescan \ dan-​ˈte-​skən How to pronounce Dante (audio) , dän-​ \ or Dantesque \ dan-​ˈtesk How to pronounce Dante (audio) , dän-​ \ adjective

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“Dante.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dante. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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