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 (sĭs′ə-rō′nē, chĭch′ə-, chē′chĕ-rō′nĕ)
n. pl. cic·e·ro·nes or cic·e·ro·ni (-nē)
A guide for sightseers.

[Italian, from Latin Cicerō, Cicerōn-, Marcus Tullius Cicero.]
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(ˌsɪsəˈrəʊnɪ; ˌtʃɪtʃ-)
n, pl -nes or -ni (-nɪ)
a person who conducts and informs sightseers; a tour guide
[C18: from Italian: antiquarian scholar, guide, after Cicero, alluding to the eloquence and erudition of these men]
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(ˌsɪs əˈroʊ ni, ˌtʃi tʃə-)

n., pl. -nes, -ni (-ni)
a guide who conducts sightseers.
[1720–30; Italian < Latin Cicerōnem, acc. of Cicerō]
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a person who acts as a guide, especially to the historical sites and antiquities of a place.
See also: Guides and Guiding
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Noun1.cicerone - a guide who conducts and informs sightseers
guide - someone who shows the way by leading or advising
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nCicerone m
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