Stra·​di·​va·​ri ˌstra-də-ˈvär-ē How to pronounce Stradivari (audio)

Examples of Stradivari in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Click here for more photos of Sonus Faber’s Stradivari Second Generation loudspeaker. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 28 May 2023 Prestigious legacy names like Stradivari and Guarneri (most of which are in the hands of soloists) lead in name recognition, but do not guarantee the best (or more appropriate) instrument. Michael Andor Brodeur, Washington Post, 14 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Stradivari was in 1902

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“Stradivari.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

Biographical Definition


biographical name

Stra·​di·​va·​ri ˌstra-də-ˈvär-ē How to pronounce Stradivari (audio)
Antonio 1644–1737 Latin Antonius Stradivarius ˌstra-də-ˈver-ē-əs How to pronounce Stradivari (audio) Italian violin maker
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