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Pe·trarch

 (pē′trärk′, pĕt′rärk′) or Pe·trar·ca (pĕ-trär′kä), Francesco 1304-1374.
Italian poet, scholar, and humanist who is famous for Canzoniere, a collection of love lyrics.

Pe·trarch′an (pĭ-trär′kən) adj.

Petrarch

(ˈpɛtrɑːk)
n
(Biography) Italian name Francesco Petrarca. 1304–74, Italian lyric poet and scholar, who greatly influenced the values of the Renaissance. His collection of poems Canzoniere, inspired by his ideal love for Laura, was written in the Tuscan dialect. He also wrote much in Latin, esp the epic poem Africa (1341) and the Secretum (1342), a spiritual self-analysis
Peˈtrarchan adj

Pe•trarch

(ˈpi trɑrk, ˈpɛ-)

n.
(Francesco Petrarca), 1304–74, Italian poet and scholar.
Pe•trar•chan (pɪˈtrɑr kən) adj.
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Noun1.Petrarch - an Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374)Petrarch - an Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374)
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Petrarch

[ˈpetrɑːk] NPetrarca

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If anything, the second part underlies Petrarch's will to surrender himself to God while waiting to achieve his final Christi dies: namely, the passage from darkness to light, a movement which is figured in Easter Sunday (Martinelli 147-48).