Definition of Girandolas

1. girandola [n] - See also: girandola



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Girandolas

gipsyisms
gipsylike
gipsywort
giraffe
giraffe weevil
giraffe weevils
giraffelike
giraffes
giraffid
giraffids
giraffine
giraffish
giraffoid
giraffoids
girandola
girandolas (current term)
girandole
girandoles
girasol
girasole
girasole girasol
girasoles
girasols
giraudite
gird
gird up one's loins
girded
girder
girderless
girderlike

Literary usage of Girandolas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fair Lusitania by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1874)
"This was also the signal for firing off simultaneously, but at different parts of the city, ten girandolas de foguetes of a thousand rockets each. ..."

2. Excursions in the Counties of Kent, Gloucester, Hereford, Monmouth, and by James Peller Malcolm (1814)
"Then three girandolas, or fire-wheels, were played off. ... Then three more girandolas, or fire-wheels, as before; concluding with four runners on lines. ..."

3. Excursions in Kent, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire and by James Peller Malcolm (1814)
"Then three girandolas, or fire-wheels, were played off. ... Then three more girandolas, or fire-wheels, as before ; concluding with four runners on lines. ..."

4. James Russell Lowell: A Biography by Horace Elisha Scudder (1901)
"... and which I would rather see again than twenty girandolas ? If Michelangelo had designed our fireworks, and if it did not by some fatal coincidence ..."

5. Italian Gardens of the Renaissance: And Other Studies by Julia Mary Cartwright Ady (1914)
"... water-organs, girandolas, spouting giants, " wetting sports and all those artificial miracles" which were the inevitable features of a Roman garden in ..."

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