Brindisi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Brindisi a port city in southeastern Apulia in Italy; a center for the Crusades in the Middle Ages
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Usage

In literature:

Between Venice and Brindisi, the whole length of the Adriatic, there is not a single natural harbor.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
Beyond on the stage, the fat woman, now at the piano, was accompanying a girl who was singing a brindisi.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
At Brindisi, a month later, Grace found Douglass's letter awaiting her.
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
We arrived at Brindisi the same afternoon, and at Venice two days later.
"Reminiscences" by Hans Mattson
She read of the arrival of the mail at Brindisi, and counted over the hours.
"A Question of Marriage" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Our only escape from Egypt was to be made by Brindisi and Marseilles.
"My Trip Around the World" by Eleonora Hunt
It was midnight when we reached Brindisi.
"Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
The trains are very comfortable to Brindisi, and Tom says that Goole isn't such a very bad fellow.
"Lady Maude's Mania" by George Manville Fenn
I showed her how the mail from Sydney, by changing at Brindisi, would land one in England before the Queensland boat.
"At Large" by E. W. Hornung
A fortnight later Pierre Olsdorf took ship at Brindisi for Egypt, to begin the long exile to which he had condemned himself.
"Artist and Model" by René de Pont-Jest
Their aged monarch shared the retreat and succeeded in reaching Brindisi.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
I must go on to Brindisi to-morrow, but I could not resist the temptation to see you and spend a few hours.
"A Speckled Bird" by Augusta J. Evans Wilson
The brindisi of the banqueting scene could not, of course, have been omitted without explanation.
"The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I" by James H. Mapleson
At 2.30 Wednesday morning the chasers left Brindisi, steering a straight course to Durazzo.
"The Victory At Sea" by William Sowden Sims
Brindisi is paltry and Otranto dead.
"Naples Past and Present" by Arthur H. Norway
I had a letter from Brindisi last week.
"When It Was Dark" by Guy Thorne
Cities: Brundusium (Brindisi) and Callipolis (Gallipoli).
"A Manual of Ancient History" by A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
And Brindisi has its points of interest also, one of them of an almost unique interest.
"Sketches from the Subject and Neighbour Lands of Venice" by Edward A. Freeman
I leave by Brindisi for Egypt to-night and will wire my safe arrival.
"The Place of Dragons" by William Le Queux
Brindisi is a dreary hole, but it has one or two objects of interest.
"The Mediterranean" by T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths
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In news:

Local officials presented Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi with signed petitions on Thursday, calling for the Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center to remain open.
Dems choose Anthony Brindisi as Assembly candidate.
There had to be an alternative to the long, boring train ride to the Brindisi ferry.
The business group Unshackle Upstate is out with its list of endorsements, backing a smattering of Republicans (and three Democrats, Assemblymen Joe Morelle, Robin Schimminger and Anthony Brindisi) from across Upstate America.
Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi wants more students to get involved in manufacturing and technical work after graduating high school.
But, a bill introduced by Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, is looking to allow the city to run its ambulance service indefinitely.
Anthony Brindisi is looking to replace Roann Destito in the 116th Assembly District.
The 32-year-old Brindisi says Albany is in desperate need of reform, from education to energy to attracting new businesses.
Albany, NY (WIBX) -Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi says funding to Centro was restored to the proposed Assembly budget.
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