Example sentences for: annunzio

How can you use “annunzio” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The people were at first cool to the war, despite the jingoism of flashy aristocratic aesthete and author Gabriele D’Annunzio and his friend, an ex-socialist newspaperman named Benito Mussolini.

  • Above the resort, in Gardone di Sopra, is a 20th-century “folly,” Il Vittoriale, the bizarre and disturbing hillside residence of Gabriele D’Annunzio — poet, adventurer, fascist.

  • Enthusiastic war-supporters like D’Annunzio, who captured the popular imagination by flying over Vienna to drop propaganda leaflets, were acclaimed as patriots, while democrats and pacifist republicans were dismissed as defeatists.

  • It overlooks the prow of a patrol boat that D’Annunzio commanded during WWI, the Puglia, hauled up the hillside as the crowning piece of his relics.

  • As were the modernist playwright Luigi Pirandello, the poet d'Annunzio, and the major Italian philosopher Giovanni Gentile, who influenced Collingwood and was minister of education in Mussolini's government.


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