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contadino

(ˌkɒntɑːˈdiːnəʊ)
n, pl contadini or contadinos
(Agriculture) (in Italy) a male farmer or peasant
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Noun1.contadino - an Italian farmer
farmer, granger, husbandman, sodbuster - a person who operates a farm
References in classic literature ?
The jest, however, soon appeared to become earnest; for when Albert and Franz again encountered the carriage with the contadini, the one who had thrown the violets to Albert, clapped her hands when she beheld them in his button-hole.
The Tuscan contadini, whose parents' lives had been squandered in 1917 on the allied side during the terrible fighting in the Dolomites, had no enthusiasm for the new "axis" with the Nazis.
Basti perAaAaAeA dire che, nel giro di pochi anni, Cristina Trivulzio trasfor il feudo di Locate in una colonia agricola sul modello dei falansteri indicati da Fourier, dando avvio a un insieme di riforme volte al miglioramento delle condizioni materiali e morali di vita dei contadini, con l'intento di proporre idealmente un modello sociale da applicare su scala nazionale.
E invece chiara l'intenzione di rimandare a un orizzonte arcaico (popolare, rurale e religioso); una prospettiva che si armonizza perfettamente con la tradizione ottocentesca del Felibrismo, impersonata da Mistral, la quale, come e noto, guardo, anche da un punto di vista linguistico, al popolo della Provenza, ai contadini, ai pastori, alla "gent de mas".
These spindly emerald jewels of brassica are supplied by I Contadini in Puglia, Italy's heel, and were like a vivid blast of sunshine, preserved in olive oil and a little lemon and vinegar.
Subsequently, -112002, Anna Contadini, Richard Camber and Peter Northover published research that convincingly re-assigned it to Southern Italy, partly based on evidence that came from comparative metal analysis.
7) Le case rimanevano abbandonate, i castelli si asserragliavano contro le soperchierie degli sbandati e dei disertori, si sotterravano i tesori delle chiese; i preti si vestivano da contadini o fuggivano nelle lagune.
We meet vain Prince Orian first, danced by Guiliano Contadini, who is transformed into the Beast as punishment for his selfishness.
Commercial, artistic and cultural contexts (three chapters by Claire Norton, Anna Contadini and Palmira Brummett); II.
It moves from an offscreen inquisitor in a nondescript interior (interrogating two men about their activities for the Communist Party in the '30s) to a present-day couple gloriously framed at a window overlooking a landscape in mild climate and, from there, first to a rehearsal in the woods that had been recorded when lie and Huillet were preparing to shoot Operai, contadini (Workers, Peasants, 2001); second to a long static take of an Egyptian factory from Too Early, Too Late; third to slow back-and-forth pans over landscapes from Fortini/Cani and a few static shots of Fortini reading from The Dogs of Sinai-footage also borrowed from Fortini/Cani.
Emigrazione e colonizzazione nelle letteredei contadini veneti in America Latina 1876-1902.