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mar·ti·ni

 (mär-tē′nē)
n. pl. mar·ti·nis
A cocktail made of gin or vodka and dry vermouth.

[Alteration of earlier Martinez (probably influenced by Martini & Rossi, trademark for a brand of vermouth), perhaps after Martinez, a city in western California where it was supposedly invented in the mid-1800s.]

Martini

(mɑːˈtiːnɪ)
n, pl -nis
1. (Brewing) trademark an Italian vermouth
2. (Brewing) a cocktail of gin and vermouth
[C19 (sense 2): perhaps from the name of the inventor]

Martini

(Italian marˈtiːni)
n
(Biography) Simone (siˈmoːne). ?1284–1344, Sienese painter

mar•ti•ni

(mɑrˈti ni)

n., pl. -nis.
a cocktail made with gin or vodka and dry vermouth.
[1885–90, Amer.; perhaps alter. of Martinez (an earlier alternate name of the drink, of disputed orig.)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.martini - a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouthmartini - a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth
gin - strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
cocktail - a short mixed drink
vodka martini - martini made with vodka rather than gin
Translations

Martini

® [mɑːˈtiːnɪ] N
1. (= vermouth) → vermú m
2. (= cocktail) → martini m (vermú seco con ginebra)

martini

nMartini m
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She focuses on paintings by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Andrea da Firenze, and Simone Martini, in which the female figure is symbolic of virtuous traits or fields of knowledge, and how these figures possess very few defining physical characteristics; the objects they carry speak to the viewer of what they represent.
To this day, I can remember when I walked into the Uffizi and saw the Cimabue and the Giotto, but for me, most spectacular of all, was the Simone Martini Annunciation.
Its fame is owed chiefly to its school of painting, of which Duccio di Buoninsegna, Simone Martini and the two Lorenzettis were the greatest representatives.
Also in May, the first 12 paintings acquired for the Barber galleries - including masterpieces by Simone Martini, Cima, Poussin, Turner, Manet and Monet - will be displayed at the National Gallery, London.
Unlike Simone Martini, then, Ghirlandaio manages to create an image of the deceased that is so lifelike that the boy (that is, the viewer) reaches out to him-- and the man truly comes alive again, gently embracing his grandson with his left arm.
Another jockey in the wars of late, Mark Bradburne, missed his final two rides after taking a painful blow on a foot from Nous Voila, who, as a consequence, was withdrawn from the 2m handicap hurdle won by Simone Martini.
This is a fitting choice, since it fits perfectly within the time frame Rico has selected: in 1338 the stolen Virgil manuscript of Petrarch's father came back into the poet's possession, and he commissioned Simone Martini to paint the frontispiece.
In this examination of the mendicant thesis, ten international academics contribute 11 chapters to the first detailed study of the visual culture of the Augustinian Hermits, whose churches were decorated with works by notable artists from Simone Martini to Raphael.
CHRIST DISCOVERED IN THE TEMPLE by SIMONE MARTINI (1342)
At one end is the papal palace, the Palais des Papes, at the other is the Petit Palais, once the residence of the archbishops of Avignon and now a museum of medieval and Renaissance art with works by Botticelli, Carpaccio, Simone Martini and others on display.
En este circulo que marca un recorrido donde principio y fin se confunden, estan encerrados todos los misterios de una novela, una verdadera meditacion sobre el tiempo y el amor con resonancias plasticas, musicales y poeticas: Ovidio, Virgilio o Dante, Dino Campana, Montale o Sereni, una cancion de Charles Trenet, de Leo Ferre o de Jacques Brel, la humilde silla de Van Gogh o la excesiva belleza de un fresco de Simone Martini, las aterradoras palabras de Kazantzakis o las extranas formas de vida de Enrique Vila-Matas son parte del paisaje espiritual de una novela que en su continuo trascenderse "te da un sentido de lo sacro, aunque no creas en lo sacro".
Simone Martini, Annunciation, 1333; Sienese; Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.