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Peter (Curtis Arnoux Peters) 1904–68, U.S. cartoonist and author.
a river flowing W from central Italy to the Ligurian Sea. 140 miles (225 km) long.
Contemporary Examples

“I think there’s a lot of radical centrists out there,” says Arno.
The Web’s Stealth Presidential Race John Avlon July 22, 2011

If we change the tone in Washington,” says Arno, “I think we’d all be extremely happy.
The Web’s Stealth Presidential Race John Avlon July 22, 2011

Historical Examples

An indifferent hostel it proved to be, with the one charm of being directly on the Arno.
Italian Days and Ways Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

At Florence, in 1304, on boats on the Arno, devils were represented at work.
Folkways William Graham Sumner

He never thought of escape: a few big stones in the pockets of his coat, and over he slips into the Arno.
Sunrise William Black

The Arno is deep and a foreigner the less in the city will not be noticed.
Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf George W. M. Reynolds

As the weather was very warm, the Florentines had laid aside their armor and were bathing in the Arno.
Famous European Artists Sarah K. Bolton

Like the Arno at Florence, it seems troubled with a chronic thirst.
Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou

It stood high up on the hill, affording a wonderful view of the village of Settignano and the wide-spreading valley of the Arno.
The Spell William Dana Orcutt

I took a suite of rooms which looked out on the bank of the Arno.
The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

a river in central Italy, rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence to the Ligurian Sea. Length: about 240 km (150 miles)


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