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Cro·ce

 (krō′chĕ), Benedetto 1866-1952.
Italian philosopher, historian, and critic noted for a major work of modern idealism, the four-volume Philosophy of the Spirit (1902-1917), and as a staunch opponent of fascism.

Croce

(Italian ˈkroːtʃe)
n
(Biography) Benedetto (beneˈdetto). 1866–1952, Italian philosopher, critic, and statesman: an opponent of Fascism, he helped re-establish liberalism in postwar Italy

Cro•ce

(ˈkroʊ tʃeɪ)

n.
Benedetto, 1866–1952, Italian statesman, philosopher, and historian.
References in classic literature ?
The clever lady then said that she was going to spend a long morning in Santa Croce, and if Lucy would come too, she would be delighted.
Lucy said that this was most kind, and at once opened the Baedeker, to see where Santa Croce was.
Certainly they had seemed a long time in reaching Santa Croce, the tower of which had been plainly visible from the landing window.
Lucy, who wanted to see Santa Croce, suggested, as a possible solution, that they should ask the way there.
She watched the tourists; their noses were as red as their Baedekers, so cold was Santa Croce.
George, rather to her relief, refused to move, and she and the old man wandered not unpleasantly about Santa Croce, which, though it is like a barn, has harvested many beautiful things inside its walls.
That we had lived to see his dust in honored sepulture in the church of Santa Croce we owed to a society of literati, and not to Florence or her rulers.
We went to the Church of Santa Croce, from time to time, in Florence, to weep over the tombs of Michael Angelo, Raphael and Machiavelli,
Someone had to play McCann in the quarterfinals, and that opportunity fell to young Sophia Delia Croce of Tucson.
AJ Croce The son of legendary singer-songwriter Jim Croce, AJ's career has spanned over 20 years - at the age of just 18, he toured with BB King.
Croce devoted himself to the study of the most common human leukemia: chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).