torrione

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: ““The augmentative form of torre (tower).”, according to the NED’s entry for “†To·rrion”.”

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

torrione m (plural torrioni)

  1. keep, large tower
  2. (nautical) conning tower
  3. dungeon

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