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Nobile

(Italian nobile)
n
(Biography) Umberto. 1885–1978, Italian aeronautical engineer and aviator. He flew his Norge airship over the North Pole (1926) with Amundsen and his Italia airship over the Pole in 1928, crashing on the return
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But its wide front, with a stone balcony from end to end of the piano nobile or most important floor, was architectural enough, with the aid of various pilasters and arches; and the stucco with which in the intervals it had long ago been endued was rosy in the April afternoon.