Quirinal


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Quir·i·nal

 (kwĭr′ə-nəl)
One of the seven hills of ancient Rome, traditionally occupied by the Sabines. A papal palace was built here in the 1500s and served as the residence of Italian kings from 1871 to 1946.

Quir′i·nal adj.

Quirinal

(ˈkwɪrɪnəl)
n
(Placename) one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built

Quir•i•nal

(ˈkwɪr ə nl)

n.
1. one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
2. the Italian civil authority and government.
[1850–55; < Latin Quirīnālis. See Quirinus, -al1]

Quirinal

the civil government of Italy, as contrasted with the papal government of the Vatican. Quirinal, adj.
See also: Government
the civil government of Italy, as contrasted with the papal government of the Vatican. — Quirinal, adj.
See also: Italy
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President Mattarella asked the government to continue discharging its duties on a caretaker basis pending the nomination of a replacement, according to a Quirinal Palace statement.
Ils sont les bienvenus en Tunisie oo regne la stabilite", a-t-il dit dans une declaration a la presse au terme de son entretien avec le president italien Sergio Mattarella, mercredi, au Palais Quirinal a Rome.
Aquino III at the Quirinal Palace today, President Mattarella affirmed the Philippines' adherence to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
During his meeting, Wednesday, in Quirinal palace in Rome, with Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki, who is paying a two-day official visit to Italy, Giorgio Napolitano also emphasised the interest Italy takes in the completion of the Tunisian transitory process.
Fue entonces cuando una violenta insurreccion en Roma asalto el Quirinal (48) y expulso al papa Pio IX de la ciudad el 24 de noviembre de 1848 (49).
Asi las cosas, el sabado 12, despues de que el Parlamento --diputados y senadores-- aprobo las reformas exigidas por la Union Europea y el Fondo Monetario Internacional para salvar a Italia de la quiebra economica y de la hecatombe del euro, Berlusconi renuncio a la primera magistratura en el Palacio del Quirinal, residencia de la presidencia italiana, ante el presidente Giorgio Napolitano.
Mario Monti, dont l'equipe composee exclusivement de technocrates sans affiliation politique a ete investie mercredi au Quirinal, a dit que la Peninsule risquait de voir son avenirdicte par d'autres pays s'il n'agissait pas rapidement.
(103.) A la primera categoria pertenece la iniciativa de Gayo Fabio, abuelo del historiador, de decorar con pinturas el templo de Salus en el Quirinal en 304 a.C., actividad que reporto a su familia el cognomen Pictor, pero que a nadie, ni dentro ni fuera de ella, se le ocurrio imitar.
Romulus, Conqueror of Acron, a monumental decoration of 1812 painted for a salon in the Quirinal Palace, Napoleon's Roman residence, is usually skied at the Louvre but is shown here at eye level, revealing the masterful control Ingres employed in its conception and execution.
Tambien se lee esta nota mecanografiada: "Fecho al Quirinal 25-3-1933"
This investigation generates new interpretations of drawings for Quirinal projects and of survey plans of Roman palaces considered for purchase by the Chigi.
So, in accordance with her wishes, she was served caviar served with Spumante, ravioli with butter, sage, spinach and ricotta, roasted loin of veal with porcini mushrooms and rum baba at a banquet at Rome's 16th century Quirinal Palace.