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 (tŏn′dō, tôn′-)
n. pl. ton·di (-dē) also ton·dos
A round painting, relief, or similar work of art.

[Italian, short for rotondo, round, from Latin rotundus; see rotund.]


n, pl -di (-diː)
(Art Terms) a circular easel painting or relief carving
[C19: from Italian: a circle, shortened from rotondo round]


(ˈtɒn doʊ; It. ˈtɔn dɔ)

n., pl. -di (-dē).
a round painting or relief.
[1885–90; < Italian: plate, circle, round painting, derivative of the adj.: round, by aphesis from rotondo < Latin rotundus; see rotund]
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HOMELESS FOR CHRISTMAS -- Residents scour through the charred remains of their houses in Capulong Street, Tondo, trying to salvage materials they can use to start a new life.
It was a fraternity member who had told him to say to the police that he found the body of University of Santo Tomas (UST) freshman law student Horacio 'Atio' Castillo III dumped in Tondo, Manila.
Police yesterday arrested the suspects who robbed and stabbed a female police officer who was on her way to a dry run for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting last Saturday while she was stuck in traffic along road 10 in Tondo, Manila.
The said development, according to 8990 Holdings, is targeted to cater to residents of Tondo and those living in the Port Area, Intramuros, Divisoria and the Camanava (Caloocan-Malabon-Navotas-Valenzuela) area.
A policeman accused of firing a gun and accidentally killing a 13-year-old boy in Tondo on Friday night showed up at the Manila Police District (MPD) headquarters Sunday afternoon.
Tondo, Manila, who is allegedly a member of Bahala Na Gang.
on Thursday said they remain bullish on the growth prospects of the affordable housing industry in Metro Manila, as the mass-housing builder promises to spend P8 billion by 2020 on its largest development, Urban Deca Homes in Tondo, Manila.
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Expansion of 79-hectare North Harbor facility in Tondo.
Their topics are site-specificity; Michelangelo's Strozzi Tondo: securing status with art; the Pitti Tondo:a "Sibylline" Madonna; Christ-bearers and seers of the period ante legem: on the male nudes in Michelangelo's Doni Tondo and Sistine ceiling frescoes; virtuous prelates, burdensome relics, and a sliver of gold in the Last Judgment; and Michelangelo the "lefty:" the Cappella Paolina, the expulsion drawings, and Marcello Venusti.
CHARITY APPEAL: Elinor Perry with Judith (above) at her home on the Tondo dumpsite and (below) with staff from the PCF school "NOTHING can prepare you for the sights, sounds and smells that hit you when you arrive at the dump sites," said Elinor Perry.
Many are colored a saturated pink, but there is one indigo tondo and one inkblack work.