\pˈa͡ɪ͡ətɹə͡ʊ d͡ʒɐnˈɒn], \pˈaɪətɹəʊ dʒɐnˈɒn], \p_ˈaɪə_t_ɹ_əʊ dʒ_ɐ_n_ˈɒ_n]\
Definitions of PIETRO GIANNONE
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An Italian poet; born in Campo Santo, near Modena, 1790; died at Florence, Dec. 24, 1873. When a lad he entered the army of the first Napoleon, on whose fall he went to Rome and lived by his pen. His political affiliations caused his imprisonment, and later he lived in exile at Paris; but finally settled in Florence. "The Exile" and "The Vision" are his masterpieces; but he wrote much and well, patriotism and Italian political evils affording him his inspiration.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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