Definition of Commendatore in English:

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Pronunciation: /kɒˌmɛndəˈtɔːreɪ/

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noun (plural Commendatori /kɒˌmɛndəˈtɔːri/)

A knight of an Italian order of chivalry.
Example sentences
  • Oh and there was blood and violence - firstly when the Commendatore got brutally murdered.
  • It's as if the whole society was fashioned of the same grim, unyielding stone as the Commendatore's statue.
  • He was a Commendatore and Cavaliere of the Order of the Crown of Italy and a member of many foreign academies and orders.


Italian, from Latin commendator, based on commendare 'entrust'.

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