CORSO


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CORSO

(ˈkɔːsəʊ)
(in New Zealand) n acronym for
(Social Welfare) Council of Organizations for Relief Services Overseas
References in classic literature ?
{corso, of a carnival = the Corso, a main street in Rome, at Carnival time}
It would happen immediately if I were to begin here, as I intended to do, with: "Rome has its Corso, Naples its Toledo"--"Ah!
Instead of them I saw the races in the Corso in Rome.
It was a master surgeon, him that ampytated me--out of college and all--Latin by the bucket, and what not; but he was hanged like a dog, and sun-dried like the rest, at Corso Castle.
As they came up onto the stone plateau that crowns the hill, Amy waved her hand as if welcoming him to her favorite haunt, and said, pointing here and there, "Do you remember the Cathedral and the Corso, the fishermen dragging their nets in the bay, and the lovely road to Villa Franca, Schubert's Tower, just below, and best of all, that speck far out to sea which they say ils Corsica?"
A fine residence had been taken for them on the Corso, and there they took up their abode, in a city where everything seemed to be trying to stand still for ever on the ruins of something else--except the water, which, following eternal laws, tumbled and rolled from its glorious multitude of fountains.
He met one day in the Corso a friend, a tourist like himself, who had just come out of the Doria Palace, where he had been walking through the beautiful gallery.
(8) Oscar Cruz Barney, El regimen juridico del corso maritimo El mundo indiano y el Mexico del siglo XIX, Mexico, Instituto de Investigaciones Juridicas, UNAM, 1997.
En este caso, sin embargo, el proverbial "barman/tabernero" no es sino una mujer: Makarova, la amiga formidable de Lucas Corso, principal protagonista masculino de la novela.
"We see with the women from the prison, it's like being the foxhole--you all of a sudden get God!" said Corso. "I think that can stand in your way; it can save you and stand in your way, too.
Italy: Tries - Turroni, Sepe; pen - Dal Corso; drop goal - Dal Corso.
The first six chapters examine Palazzo Quirinale, the Popolo, San Pietro and San Marco piazze, Via del Corso, and the search for a Chigi family palace, while the seventh chapter, Roma Alessandrina, summarizes the book and makes meaningful connections between projects examined previously.