mongolfiera

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French montgolfière, from the name of the Montgolfier brothers, inventors of the hot-air balloon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mon.golˈfjɛ.ra/, [moŋgol̺'fjɛːr̺ä]
  • Hyphenation: mon‧gol‧fiè‧ra

Noun[edit]

mongolfiera f ‎(plural mongolfiere)

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  1. hot-air balloon, balloon
    • 2001, Italo Calvino, Il barone rampante, Mondadori, page 297:
      Certi aeronauti inglesi facevano esperienze di volo in mongolfiera sulla costa.
      Some English aeronauts were undertaking hot-air balloon flight experiments on the coast.