Condottiere



[kawn-duh-tyair-ey, -tyair-ee; Italian kawn-dawt-tye-re] /ˌkɔn dəˈtyɛər eɪ, -ˈtyɛər i; Italian ˌkɔn dɔtˈtyɛ rɛ/

noun, plural condottieri
[kawn-duh-tyair-ee; Italian kawn-dawt-tye-ree] /ˌkɔn dəˈtyɛər i; Italian ˌkɔn dɔtˈtyɛ ri/ (Show IPA)
1.
a leader of a private band of mercenary soldiers in Italy, especially in the 14th and 15th centuries.
2.
any mercenary; soldier of fortune.
/ˌkɒndɒˈtjɛərɪ/
noun (pl) -ri (-riː)
1.
a commander or soldier in a professional mercenary company in Europe from the 13th to the 16th centuries

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