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Schia·pa·rel·li(skē-äp′ə-rĕl′ē, skăp′-, shăp′-, skyäp′ä-rĕl′lē), Elsa 1890-1973.
Italian-born fashion designer noted for her use of brilliant colors and synthetic materials in haute couture designs.
Schia·pa·rel·li(skē-äp′ə-rĕl′ē, skăp′-, shăp′-, skyäp′ä-rĕl′lē), Giovanni Virginio 1835-1910.
Italian astronomer who first observed lines on the surface of Mars, which he described as canals.
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1. (Biography) Elsa (ˈelsa). 1896–1973, Italian couturière, noted esp for the dramatic colours of her designs
2. (Biography) Giovanni Virginio (dʒoˈvanni virˈdʒiːnjo). 1835–1910, Italian astronomer, who discovered the asteroid Hesperia (1861) and the so-called canals of Mars (1877)
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Schia•pa•rel•li(ˌskyɑ pəˈrɛl i or, esp. for 1, ˌskæp əˈrɛl i, ˌʃæp-)
1. Elsa, 1890–1973, French fashion designer, born in Italy.
2. Giovanni Virginio, 1835–1910, Italian astronomer.
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|Noun||1.||Schiaparelli - Italian astronomer who first noted lines (which he called canals) on the surface of Mars (1835-1910)|
|2.||Schiaparelli - fashion designer born in Italy who was noted for her use of synthetic materials and brilliant colors (1896-1973)|
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