Definition of Petrarch in English:

Petrarch

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛtrɑːk
 
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( 1304–74), Italian poet; Italian name Francesco Petrarca. His reputation is chiefly based on the Canzoniere (circa 1351-3), a sonnet sequence in praise of a woman he calls Laura.

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