Definition of Pallone

1. Noun. An Italian game similar to tennis.

Generic synonyms: Court Game



Definition of Pallone

1. n. An Italian game, played with a large leather ball.

Definition of Pallone

1. an Italian ball game [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pallone

pallidoamygdalotomy
pallidoansotomy
pallidotomy
pallidum
pallier
pallies
palliest
palling
palliobranchiata
palliobranchiate
pallisander
pallister-killian syndrome
pallium
palliums
pallometa
pallone (current term)
pallones
pallophotophone
pallor
pallors
palls
pally
palm
palm-chin reflex
palm-leaf
palm-shaped
palm-tree
palm-trees
palm card
palm cat

Literary usage of Pallone

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1. Il Nuovo cimento by Società italiana di fisica (1863)
"... »56 Linee nello spettro solare secondo le osservazioni fatte in un pallone volante il 31 Marzo decorso — J. ..."

2. The Diary of an Invalid: Being the Journal of a Tour in Pursuit of Health in by Henry Matthews (1825)
"The pallone is a ball filled with air, about as big as a foot-ball. ... senes has no application to the modern game of the pallone. ..."

3. The Road in Tuscany: A Commentary by Maurice Henry Hewlett (1904)
"... —pallone. retired colonel turned squire, but kept all the simplicity of his nation. After the preliminaries of hand-washing were done he took me by the ..."

4. The Road in Tuscany: A Commentary by Maurice Henry Hewlett, Joseph Pennell (1906)
"It proved an atrocious bird, CORTON A—pallone. for which I had to wait three-quarters of an hour in a cave of flies and bad smells. ..."

5. A Hand-book for Travellers in Central Italy: Including the Papal States by Octavian Blewitt (1850)
"It was sacked of pallone, but it contains little to in- by the French in 1796, and contains ... pallone ..."

6. Letters from France & Italy by Arthur Guthrie (1909)
"hear he is a good son, and very attentive to a sick mother, whose bad attacks are due on pallone match days. Our landlord winks at this; for the lad is a ..."

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