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Manzoni, Alessandro

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Pronunciation: /manˈzəʊni
 
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Definition of Manzoni, Alessandro in English:

( 1785–1873), Italian novelist, dramatist, and poet. He is remembered chiefly as the author of the novel I Promessi Sposi (1825–42), a historical reconstruction of 17th-century Lombardy.

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