borgia borgia  /ˈbɔr dʒə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) Italian pope whose nepotism put the Borgia family in power in Italy (1378-1458)
  2. (n) Italian noblewoman and patron of the arts (1480-1519)
  3. (n) Italian cardinal and military leader; model for Machiavelli's prince (1475-1507)
  4. (n) Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431-1503)

Usage(s):

  • Welles, in his own freehand style, out-borgias Borgia.

News

  1. Clinton Township grandmother gets life in prison in child's drowning

    Terry Borgia of Clinton Township was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in the 2010 drowning death of her four-year-old grandson, DeAngelo Tobia.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Cyclones-Chargers Football

    The Midwest Chargers defeated the Missouri Cyclones Saturday, June 8, at Borgia, 27-7. To order photo reprints, click the "Buy This Photo" button below the photo you are viewing. Reprints are processed through our photo lab partner MyCapture.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Missourian

  3. Holliday Grainger of 'The Borgias' Is Mean Stepsister of 'Cinderella'

    The Lucrezia Borgia depicter will act opposite leading actress Lily James of ' Downton Abbey ' in the upcoming live-action film from Kenneth Branagh .
    on June 11, 2013     Source: AceShowbiz

Quotes

  1. "It is interesting to note that Mario Puzo based The Godfather on the Borgia family," he said. "It's almost like The Godfather brought home to fifteenth century Rome. Except it was far more savage than The Godfather was."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Neil Jordan Source: Digital Spy

  2. "We talked about stuff for six or seven years, bits and pieces would come around," Farrell says. "Neil was going to make a feature film (with me) of a script he'd written about the Borgia dynasty."
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Colin Farrell Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Blow supported both Treacy and McQueen (McQueen described her as "a cross between a Billingsgate fishwife and Lucretia Borgia") early in their respective careers, putting them up in her flat in Elizabeth Street, Pimlico.
    on May 9, 2007 By: Alexander McQueen Source: Independent

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