[doo-chey; Italian doo-che] /ˈdu tʃeɪ; Italian ˈdu tʃɛ/
noun, plural duces, duci
[doo-chee] /ˈdu tʃi/ (Show IPA)
a leader or dictator.
il Duce, the leader: applied especially to Benito Mussolini as head of the fascist Italian state.
[eel doo-chey; Italian eel doo-che] /il ˈdu tʃeɪ; Italian il ˈdu tʃɛ/
[moo s-uh-lee-nee, moo-suh-; Italian moos-saw-lee-nee] /ˌmʊs əˈli ni, ˌmu sə-; Italian ˌmus sɔˈli ni/
[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.
/ˈduːtʃɪ; Italian ˈduːtʃe/
Il Duce (il). the title assumed by Benito Mussolini as leader of Fascist Italy (1922–43)
/ˌmʊsəˈliːnɪ; Italian mussoˈliːni/
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
1923, title assumed by Benito Mussolini (1883-1945); Italian, literally “leader,” from Latin ducem (see duke (n.)).
Biochemistry. 1. . 1. variant of before a vowel: ileac. 1. a suffix of adjectives expressing capability, susceptibility, liability, aptitude, etc.: agile; docile; ductile; fragile; prehensile; volatile. suffix, suffix 1. indicating capability, liability, or a relationship with something: agile, fragile, juvenile suffix denoting ability, capacity, from French -il or directly from Latin -ilis. Ile abbr. […]
[il-ee-uh m] /ˈɪl i əm/ noun, plural ilea [il-ee-uh] /ˈɪl i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy. the third and lowest division of the small intestine, extending from the jejunum to the cecum. 2. Zoology. the anterior portion of the hindgut of an insect or other arthropod. /ˈɪlɪə/ noun acronym (formerly) 1. Inner London Education Authority […]
[il-ee-ak] /ˈɪl iˌæk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the ileum. [il-ee-ak] /ˈɪl iˌæk/ adjective 1. of or relating to ileus. /ˈɪlɪˌæk/ adjective 1. (anatomy) of or relating to the ileum 2. (pathol) of or relating to ileus ileac il·e·ac1 (ĭl’ē-āk’) adj. Of, relating to, or having the nature of ileus. ileac il·e·ac2 (ĭl’ē-āk’) adj. […]
- Ileal artery
ileal artery n. Any of the arteries with their origin in the superior mesenteric artery, with distribution to the ileum, and with anastomoses to the other branches of the superior mesenteric artery.