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(Italian borˈɡeze)
(Biography) a noble Italian family whose members were influential in Italian art and politics from the 16th to the 19th century
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(bɔrˈgeɪ zi, -zeɪ)

noble Italian family, important in Italian politics and society from the 16th to the 19th century.
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Then the band would play a march, an amnesty would be declared, the Pope would agree to retire from Rome to Brazil; then there would be a ball for the whole of Italy at the Villa Borghese on the shores of Lake Como, Lake Como being for that purpose transferred to the neighbourhood of Rome; then would come a scene in the bushes, and so on, and so on--as though you did not know all about it?
Caroline shook her loose ringlets of abundant but somewhat coarse hair over her rolling black eyes; parting her lips, as full as those of a hot-blooded Maroon, she showed her well-set teeth sparkling between them, and treated me at the same time to a smile "de sa facon." Beautiful as Pauline Borghese, she looked at the moment scarcely purer than Lucrece de Borgia.
The carriage was traversing that part of the Pincian Garden that overhangs the wall of Rome and overlooks the beautiful Villa Borghese. It is bordered by a large parapet, near which there are several seats.
"A very great nobleman, but whether Maltese or Sicilian I cannot exactly say; but this I know, that he is noble as a Borghese and rich as a gold-mine."
Call 03333 A NEW ROMAN VILLA FROM SOFITEL ROME'S Sofitel Villa Borghese has just reopened after a massive overhaul.
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Nikiforou was given the award at a ceremony at European Union House in Nicosia by HFC Director-General Joseph Borghese and House President Demetris Syllouris.
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese will practically reopen as a new hotel on Monday, July 1, when it again invites guests to stay at the luxury Italian villa following a massive renovation project that greatly upgraded the property's amenities.
The agreement with developer Borghese was structured as a forward funded transaction with a 2.55% coupon rate.
The art event featuring works of celebrated young photographers Riccardo Ajossa and Camilla Borghese from Italy and Olivier Roller from France kicks off the Italian Embassy's cultural programme in Doha for 2019 under the leadership of Italian Ambassador to Qatar HE Pasquale Salzano.
The exhibition features 16 art pictures, like a capsule collection, created and made by a group of three artists, including Riccardo Ajossa, from Italy; Camilla Borghese, Italy; and Olivier Roller, France.
Staying at the five star Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa, offering views over the Villa Borghese and an extensive Prince Spa with an array of facilities, the package includes free spa access, one free night, a 15% early booking discount, a free upgrade to a Deluxe Park View room, private return transfers and return flights from London Heathrow with Alitalia.