Carbonari



the members of a secret political society in the early part of the 19th century, active in Italy, France, and Spain.
Contemporary Examples

Although the revolt in 1820 tossed King Ferdinand off the throne, the Carbonari never amounted to much.
Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy Michael Weiss February 15, 2014

Historical Examples

In southern Italy the secret society of the Carbonari had become a power in the land.
A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Edwin Emerson

You know that one of the great trades in our mountains is that of Carbonari.
Bentley’s Miscellany, Volume II Various

The Marquis’s elation was equalled by that of the Carbonari below on beholding the entry of Volpetti and his servant.
The Mystery of the Lost Dauphin Emilia Pardo Bazn

The Carbonari had voiced somewhat fitfully the national protest.
The Life of Mazzini Bolton King

Thus encouraged, the garrisons of Alexandria and Turin hoisted the tricolour of the Carbonari, and made their demands.
A Short History of Italy Henry Dwight Sedgwick

It was not he who had failed the Carbonari, but the Carbonari who had failed him.
The Love Affairs of Lord Byron Francis Henry Gribble

At the same time he became a member of the secret society of the Carbonari.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3 Various

The Carbonari were in control, and as usual the Society felt the first blow.
The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell

I wonder now if you have heard of a secret organisation called the Carbonari?
Romance of Roman Villas Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney

plural noun (sing) -naro (-ˈnɑːrəʊ)
a secret political society with liberal republican aims, originating in S Italy about 1811 and particularly engaged in the struggle for Italian unification

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Carbonaro

    the members of a secret political society in the early part of the 19th century, active in Italy, France, and Spain. Historical Examples Suspected of being a carbonaro, he had been arrested and put in prison. A Short History of Italy Henry Dwight Sedgwick Giroux will swear he knew him in Turin, and that he […]

  • Carbonates

    a salt or ester of carbonic acid. to form into a carbonate. to charge or impregnate with carbon dioxide: carbonated drinks. to make sprightly; enliven. Contemporary Examples It carbonates water for you, so you have club soda any time you want. The 2012 Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide Megan McArdle December 12, 2012 So it carbonates […]



  • Carbonated

    a salt or ester of carbonic acid. to form into a carbonate. to charge or impregnate with carbon dioxide: carbonated drinks. to make sprightly; enliven. Contemporary Examples But nowadays the Scots swear by “Irn-Bru,” a carbonated orange beverage, to revive them after a big night out. The Wildest Hangover Cures From Around the World Nina […]

  • Carbonatite

    a calcitic or dolomitic carbonate rock emplaced as an igneous intrusion.



Disclaimer: Carbonari definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.