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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.
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Quirinal

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