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 was a carbonaro!’
The conquest of Rome Matilde Serao

The carbonaro glided along the solitary street of Louvois and made his way amid a group of lackeys.
The Mystery of the Lost Dauphin Emilia Pardo Bazn

The Abruzzi were the focus of the carbonaro doctrines, and thither the general had been despatched with his brigade.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCLXXVI. February, 1847. Vol. LXI. Various

They talked to him of his oaths, of the pledge they had taken, of his position as a carbonaro,—to which he would make no reply.
The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 3, June, 1851 Various

From 1818 to 1824 he was deputy for the Sarthe, speaking and voting always on the Liberal side, and even becoming a carbonaro.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 1 Various

Emperor and king, jacobin and carbonaro, alike cherished him.
Tancred Benjamin Disraeli

The carbonaro chiefs kept at arm’s-length younger men, whose energy might have made up for their own unforwardness.
The Life of Mazzini Bolton King

The Corsicans were still Italian in sentiment as well as race, and the carbonaro influence was strong in the island.
The Life of Mazzini Bolton King

The greatest ladies mixed with the crowds which gathered under the carbonaro flag—black, blue and red.
The Liberation of Italy Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco

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

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