AskDefine | Define lento

Dictionary Definition

lento adj : (of tempo) slow adv : in music; "Play this lento, please" [syn: slowly]

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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

lento
(music)
  1. defn English

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: len·to
  • Rhymes: -ento
  • [ˈlento]

Etymology 1

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Noun

  1. act of flying or being in the air.
  2. flight in a flying vehicle or spacecraft.

Etymology 2

Noun

(rarely declensed)

Italian

Adjective

it-adj lent

See also

Latin

Verb

  1. I bend under strain, I flex.

Inflection

Portuguese

Adjective

  1. slow (not quick in motion)

Spanish

Etymology

From lentus

Adjective

  1. slow

Synonyms

Extensive Definition

Lento is a commune of the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica. It shares the canton of Alto-di-Casaconi with Monte, Volpajola, Campile, Olmo, Prunelli-di-Casacconi, Campitello, Ortiporio, Canavaggia, Bigorno, Scolca, Crocicchia and Penta-Acquatella.

Geography

Lento is to the west of Campitello, in the ancient piève de Bigorno; the territory goes to the south as far as Golo, near Monte Reghia di Pozzo.

History

Lento is chiefly known for having been the site of the French army camp at the time of the Battle of Ponte Novu (1769), which marked the debut of Corsica into the kingdom of France. In the 20th century, Lento supplied numerous officers to the colonial army.

Demographics

Demographic evolution:
1962: 105
1968: 156
1975: 143
1982: 162
1990: 76
1999: 91
Figures after 1962: Population without double counting

Notes

lento in Cebuano: Lento
lento in Corsican: Lentu
lento in Spanish: Lento
lento in French: Lento
lento in Italian: Lento
lento in Polish: Lento (Francja)
lento in Volapük: Lento
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