tuscan

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to Tuscany, a province of west central Italy.

Part of speech: noun

One of the people of Tuscany.

Part of speech: noun

The purest type of the Italian language spoken in Tuscany, especially at Florence.

Part of speech: noun

Arch. A Roman order of architecture, allied to the Doric.

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Usage examples "tuscan":

  1. Those Tuscan forests, that high crown of Lucca, must always have special associations for lovers of poetry. - "Life of Robert Browning", William Sharp.
  2. The progenitors were Tuscan. - "The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I", Various.
  3. There is an ancient land of mine bordering the Tuscan river, stretching far westward beyond the Sicanian borders. - "The Aeneid of Virgil", Virgil.