braccio

braccio

(ˈbrætʃɪəʊ; Italian ˈbratʃo)
n, pl braccia
(Units) obsolete an Italian unit of measurement based on the length of a man's arm and roughly equivalent to two feet
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Francesco turned his ambition to Lombardy; Braccio against the Church and the kingdom of Naples.
From the school of this man sprang, among others, Braccio and Sforza, who in their time were the arbiters of Italy.
Dopo un certo periodo il padre ando in guerra, e combattendo valorosamente perse il braccio destro.
Set for Grand Opening on June 19th by owners Joe and NicoleDi Braccio is Caffe di Moda, featuring LaVazza espresso and coffee drinks, foccace, piadine, Panini, salads, fresh vegetable sides, as well as fresh baked Italian pastries.
Un proverbio come "A chi dai il dito si prende anche il braccio" e, difatti, caustico e pregnante nella sua struttura, tale da poter essere agevolmente memorizzato, soprattutto se prowisto di un contesto fattuale di utilizzo: esagerare nel richiedere qualcosa che e stato inizialmente donato in porzioni limitate.
The exhibit, "Pilgrimage of Russian Art: From Dionysius to Malevich," is free to the public in the Vatican's Braccio di Carlo Magno hall, just off St.
FLETC Assistant Director Dominick Braccio, Australian Institute of Police Management Executive Director Warwick Jones, and HTA Deputy Chief Executive Teo Tze Fang co-facilitated the event.
The Tongeren judge responsible for communication with the press, Ariane Braccio, told the Belgian VRT News network that "in reaching its decision the court took into account provisions made in the European Treaty on Human Right that obliges all EU countries, including Belgium, to allow its citizens to practice their religion in complete freedom.
The two-DoF elbow-shoulder manipulator "Braccio di Ferro" [42] is used for the treatment and evaluation of proximal proprioception (Figure 1(c)).
Braccio da Montone was killed in 1424 and though his body perished, one source insisted that 'he felt undefeated in his soul' (p.
This spring, a bold banner fluttered in the Vatican in front of the Braccio Carlo Magno, a museum space that embraces the south side of St.