cicerone

[ sis-uh-roh-nee, chich-uh-; Italian chee-che-raw-ne ]SEE DEFINITION OF cicerone

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Having introduced us, she desired him to act as cicerone to me until I was tired.

Then, as the Emperor has been often at Lyndalberg, he can act as cicerone for a stranger.

To the animated and curious Frenchwoman what a cicerone was Ernest Maltravers!

So she had a right to come there as well as he,—and she could act as cicerone!

Well, we have arrived, said the cicerone, stopping at a mound of ruins.

Not at all, it was the call of the cicerone who had something to impart.

The detective who was to be our cicerone was known to every evil-doer in the metropolis.

He had, of course, much to see, and it was a delight to me to be his cicerone.

In doing so we are in the hands of a cicerone who is not satisfied to speak by rote.

"With your permission, Walter, I will take the part of cicerone," said the new voice.

WORD ORIGIN

"a local guide in Italy," 1726, from Italian cicerone, from Latin Ciceronem, from the name of the great Roman orator (see Ciceronian). Perhaps in reference to the loquacity of the guides.

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guide

nounsomething that or someone who leads
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