Santa Sofia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Santa Sofia a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century
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Usage

In literature:

I am on my way to my uncle's court, from the Convent of Santa Sofia, and for my escort I have Messer Romeo Gonzaga and twenty spears.
"Love-at-Arms" by Raphael Sabatini
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