capo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n capo the head of a branch of an organized crime syndicate
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n capo A working-horse.
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Usage

In literature:

During the presidency of Count Capo-d'Istrias, Sir Edmund Lyons carried H.M.S.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 360, October 1845" by Various
Putting out to sea in a Tuscan vessel bound for Capo Corso for wine, he had two days to spend on board in consequence of a dead calm.
"James Boswell" by William Keith Leask
In the year 1831, Count Capo d'Istria, then President of Greece, was assassinated at Nauplia, by the brothers Mauromichalis.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 93, July, 1865" by Various
A full view of the coast line is obtained from the Capo di Taormina on the north, to a point below Riposto on the south.
"Etna" by G. F. Rodwell
On October 9 Capo d'Istria was assassinated; his brother succeeded him and headed the government for a short time.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 4" by Various
A comfortable apartment was found for me in the street named Capo le Case.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
On his return to St Petersburg in the autumn of 1819, Capo d'Istria resumed his influence in the intimate counsels of the tsar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
The most important of these were the factories at Doccia and Capo-di-Monte.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
On June 20, 1918, the Austrians were forced to retire their lines on the Montello and from part of the Capo Sile sector.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII)" by Various
One of his most beautiful pictures is the Virgin del Riscatto at S. Francesca Romana a Capo alle Case.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 2 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
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In poetry:

Tutti abbiam nella vita
L'ora fatal che resta, come negro stilita
Sul nostro capo, immobile, finche' anuiam sottoterra.
E. PRAGA.
"Meriggio" by Ferdinando Fontana
Quand'ei moveva per le nostre vie
Parlava sempre del supremo giorno,
Ed un nembo di canti e d'armonie
Al grosso capo gli aleggiava intorno.
"In Morte Di Emilio Praga" by Ferdinando Fontana
E poi che sazio, in estasi beate
Levava il picciol capo verso il sole,
Le ragne da una foglia arsa sbucate,
Si divisero il bruco nelle gole.
"Mors Tua, Vita Mea" by Ferdinando Fontana
Solcata ho fronte, occhi incavati intenti,
Crin fulvo, emunte guance, ardito aspetto,
Labbro tumido acceso, e tersi denti,
Capo chino, bel collo, e largo petto;
"Solcata Ho Fronte" by Ugo Foscolo
E sia cosi`!--Sul nostro capo un altro
Giorno risplenda!--A noi la luce; il bujo
Agli antipodi!--A tutti la nojosa
Catena della vita; a tutti, grami
E possenti, la uggiosa vicenda
Del cibo e delle vesti!
"Alba" by Ferdinando Fontana
'Air -- Cotillon'.
Turn, my fairest, turn, if ever
Strephon caught thy ravish'd eye;
Pity take on your swain so clever, Who without your aid must die.
Yes, I shall die, hu, hu, hu, hu!
Yes, I must die, ho, ho, ho, ho! ('Da capo'.)
"Epilogue Intended To Have Been Spoken For 'She Stoops To Conquer'" by Oliver Goldsmith

In news:

Philly mob ' capo ' pleads to gambling, extortion.
Despite the relatively crowded marketplace for high-end cycling apparel, eight-year-old Capo has quickly become a favorite of the race set.
V Artist On The Go "De- Capo Music Group".
Capo doesn't think ILWU will join ILA fight.
Da Capo Lands 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Parody.
Most importantly, Capo 's powerful vocal reduction effect from the Mac app has been brought to the iOS platform.
"Users have emailed me repeatedly about the effectiveness of Capo 's vocal reduction feature on the desktop," says Chris Liscio, SuperMegaUltraGroovy's founder.
(CopyrightMichaelFranzese.com)Join Gary Freeman as he interviews Former Colombo Crime Family Mob Capo Michael Franzese on Across America.
Elburnâ€The Da Capo Duo will perform at the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival on Sunday, April 18, at 12.15 p.m.
Final Victory (Da Capo ), Stanley Weintraub.
Former ' Capo ': 'I Was Underpaid'.
A New Orleans native, WWL-TV's Bill Capo has been attracted to television news reporting since before he was "old enough to ride the streetcar alone".
Capo Beach man discovers first car in same condition .
Capo Beach man discovers first car in same condition.
Now he has released his first cookbook, "Mike Isabella 's Crazy Good Italian" (Da Capo Press, $35, 334 pages).
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In science:

Netz, R. and Noel, W. 2007, The Archimedes Codex, Da Capo Press (Philadelphia).
Fully Digital: Policy and Process Implications for the AAS
In the simulation codes, the light absorption length, measured in the site of Capo Passero (La ≈ 68 m at 440 nm ), is taken into account.
Sensitivity of the NEMO telescope to neutrinos from microquasars
The events are weighted to the Okada parameterization , taking into account the depth of the Capo Passero site (D = 3500 m) and the flux variation inside the detector sensitive height (h ≈ 900 m).
Sensitivity of the NEMO telescope to neutrinos from microquasars
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