Florio
biographical name John circa 1553-circa 1625 English lexicographer & translator

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  • Florio — is the surname of a prominent Sicilian family who started many lucrative activities involving above all the exportation of Sicilian products (such as Marsala wine) in the nineteenth century.Florio wineryFounded in Marsala 1832 by Vincenzo Florio… …   Wikipedia

  • Florio — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Aldo Florio (* 1925), italienischer Filmregisseur Claudia Florio (* 1951), italienische Regisseurin James Florio (* 1937), US amerikanischer Politiker John Florio (1553–1625), englischer Übersetzer und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Florĭo — Florĭo, Daniel, Graf von F., geb. 1710 in Udine, st. das. 1789; Freund Metastasios; er schr.: Poesie varie, Udine 1777, 2 Bde …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Florio — [flôr′ē ō΄] John 1553? 1625; Eng. writer & lexicographer: translator of Montaigne …   English World dictionary

  • Florio — Recorded in the spellings of Flores, Florez, Florio, Floris, Flori, and possibly others, this is an Italian, Spanish, French and Portuguese surname, although with some Germanic associations. It derives from the original Roman (Latin) florus ,… …   Surnames reference

  • Florio — noun English lexicographer remembered for his Italian and English dictionary (1553 1625) • Syn: ↑John Florio • Instance Hypernyms: ↑lexicographer, ↑lexicologist * * * /flawr ee oh , flohr /, n. John, 1553? 1625, English lexicographer and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Florio — /flawr ee oh , flohr /, n. John, 1553? 1625, English lexicographer and translator. * * * …   Universalium

  • Florio — Flo•ri•o [[t]ˈflɔr iˌoʊ, ˈfloʊr [/t]] n. big John, 1553?–1625, English lexicographer and translator …   From formal English to slang

  • Florio — /ˈflɔrioʊ/ (say flawreeoh) noun John, 1553?–1625, English lexicographer and translator …   Australian English dictionary

  • Florio (disambiguation) — Florio may refer to:* James Florio (born 1937), 49th Governor of New Jersey * John Florio (1553 1625), accomplished linguist and lexicographer * Florio is the surname of a prominent Sicilian family, including ** Vincenzo Florio (1883 1959),… …   Wikipedia

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