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Meaning of CICERONE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a guide who conducts and informs sightseers
 

CICERONE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: guide

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ci`ce*ro"ne\, n.; pl. It. {Ciceroni}, E. {Cicerones}.
[It., fr. L. Cicero, the Roman orator. So called from the
ordinary talkativeness of such a guide.]
One who shows strangers the curiosities of a place; a guide.

      Every glib and loquacious hireling who shows strangers
      about their picture galleries, palaces, and ruins, is
      termed by them [the Italians] a cicerone, or a Cicero.
                                               --Trench.

 

 

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