[buh-nee-toh;; Italian be-nee-taw] /bəˈni toʊ;; Italian bɛˈni tɔ/ (Show IPA), (I”Il Duce”) 1883–1945, Italian Fascist leader: premier of Italy 1922–43.
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Benito (beˈniːto) known as il Duce. 1883–1945, Italian Fascist dictator. After the Fascist march on Rome, he was appointed prime minister by King Victor Emmanuel III (1922) and assumed dictatorial powers. He annexed Abyssinia and allied Italy with Germany (1936), entering World War II in 1940. He was forced to resign following the Allied invasion of Sicily (1943) and was eventually shot by Italian partisans
a rare mineral, barium titanium silicate, BaTiSi 3 O 9 , occurring in blue hexagonal crystals exhibiting dichroism.
benzoin1 (def 2). the youngest son of Jacob and Rachel, and the brother of Joseph. Gen. 35:18. one of the 12 tribes of ancient Israel traditionally descended from him. Asher, 1773–1845, U.S. architect and writer. Judah Philip, 1811–84, Confederate statesman. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “son of the right.”. Contemporary Examples […]
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spicebush. Also called spice-wood. a yellow-flowered, North American shrub, Lindera benzoin, of the laurel family, whose bark and leaves have a spicy odor. a North American shrub, Calycanthus occidentalis, having oblong leaves and fragrant, light-brown flowers. Historical Examples The Spring of the Year Dallas Lore Sharp The Spring of the Year Dallas Lore Sharp noun […]