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Definition of the noun dante

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noun - plural: -

  1. an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)
    • examples: I put Milton after Dante. | It is impossible to burn a copy of Dante's Inferno because the ice of the ninth layer of hell will put out any fires kindled with earlier pages. | I don't consider Milton as good as Dante. | I think Dante is better than Milton.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Dante: Dante Alighieri
    • instance of: poet = a writer of poems


  1. Dante a.k.a. Dante Alighieri: Durante degli Alighieri, simply called Dante, was a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa and later called Divina by Boccaccio, is widely considered the greatest literary work composed in the Italian language and a masterpiece of world literature.
  2. Dante is a football player, athlete.
    • also known as Dante Bonfim Costa Santos, Dante Bonfim da Costa Santos
    • born on (32 years ago) in Salvador
    • nationality: Brazil
    • profession: Football player
    • Marriage with Jocelina Costa Santos
  3. Dante Spinetta is an Argentine singer/composer who is part of the duo Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas.
  4. Dante a.k.a. Dante Amaral: Dante Guimarães Santos do Amaral is a Brazilian professional volleyball player, who is best known as Dante. Measuring 2,01 m and 86 kg, he plays in the position of outside hitter.
  5. Dante, was born on October 2, 1970, and is an American comedian from Ridgecrest, California. Dante is the youngest of four children. In 1982, Dante and his parents moved to San Diego where he attended Patrick Henry High School.
  6. Dante a.k.a. Harry August Jansen, was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and settled in the United States. He traveled the world as a professional magician under the name Dante the Magician.
  7. Dante is a film actor.
  8. Dante is the son of Virginia Petrucci.
  9. Dante a.k.a. Dante Ricci is the brother of Christina Ricci.
  10. Dante is a makeup artist.
    • profession: Makeup artist

There are other people with in their name, like Dante Han, Dante Lam, Dante Oei, Joe Dante, Ron Dante, Carl Dante, Dante Caro, Dante Fazi, Dante Hall, Dante Nava and many others.


  1. Dante is a musical group.
  2. Dante is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Dante Fox, Dr. Dante, Dante's Dream, Dante's Lounge, Dante's Ascension, In Dante's Eclipse, The Barque of Dante, Inessa & Dante Thomas, Dante's Voodoo Caberet and Gene Dante and The Future Starlets.


Dante a.k.a. Danté is a record label.


Dante was a British Thoroughbred racehorse who was the last horse trained in northern England to win the English Derby. In a racing career which lasted from the spring of 1944 until June 1945 he ran nine times and won eight races. He was the top-rated British two-year-old of 1944 when he was unbeaten in six races including the Coventry Stakes and the Middle Park Stakes. In 1945 he was beaten when favourite for the 2000 Guineas but won the Derby, despite being afflicted by an eye condition which eventually left him completely blind. He was retired to a successful stud career before dying in 1956.

  • born in (74 years ago), child of Nearco
  • died in (60 years ago)


  1. Dante is a fictional character and the primary protagonist of the Devil May Cry series created and published by Capcom. In the first four games, Dante is a mercenary, private investigator, and demon hunting vigilante dedicated to exterminating them and other malevolent supernatural foes, a mission he follows in pursuit of those that killed his mother and corrupted his brother. He is the son of Sparda, a demon of great power and as a result of his heritage, he possesses numerous powers beyond that of any human, which he uses in combination with a variety of weapons to accomplish his goals. The character also appears in several Devil May Cry novels and manga volumes; and is featured in the 2007 anime TV series. A reboot of the series by Ninja Theory features him in an alternate universe as a young adult fighting against demons. Dante has also appeared as a guest character in multiple crossover games.
    • also known as 但丁
    • occupation: Mercenary
    • created by Hideki Kamiya
  2. Dante a.k.a. Dante Hicks is a fictional character, mostly portrayed by Brian O'Halloran, that appears on films from film director Kevin Smith.
  3. Dante is the main antagonist of the first Fullmetal Alchemist anime, introduced in "Dante of the Deep Forest". As the master of the Homunculi and a formidable alchemist herself, Dante is responsible for setting in motion the events of the series and the challenges its protagonists must face along the way.
  4. Dante is a fictional character from the Japanese manga series Saint Seiya.
    • also known as Kerberos Dante, Cerberus Dante
  5. Dante is a fictional character from the 2008 film Sex and the City.
  6. Dante is a fictional character from the 2012 film Tutti Giù.
  7. Dante is a fictional character from the 2003 film The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
  8. Dante is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Greatest.
  9. Dante is a fictional character in the 2009 musical romance film Nine.
  10. Dante is a fictional character from the 1955 film The Bachelor.
  11. Dante is a fictional character from the 1991 film Johnny Stecchino.
  12. Dante is a fictional character from the 2008 film Mad Money.
  13. Dante is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Double Hour.
  14. Dante is a fictional character from the 1997 film Martín.
  15. Dante is a fictional character from the 2012 film 24/7 in Love.
  16. Dante is a fictional character from the segment "Two Hearts" of the 2003 film My First Romance.
  17. Dante is a fictional character from the 1984 pornographic film Sister Dearest.
  18. Dante is a fictional character from the 1961 film The Lovemakers.
  19. Dante is a fictional character in the 2009 drama short film Ruthless in Love.
  20. Dante is a fictional character from the 2006 film TxT.
  21. Dante is a fictional character from Breathe.
  22. Dante is a fictional character from Crossing Salween.
  23. Dante is a fictional character from the 2008 film Black and White.
  24. Dante is a fictional character from Nobody.
  25. Dante is a fictional character from 2004 film Sabel.
  26. Dante is a fictional character from the 1999 film Candyman 3: Day of the Dead.
  27. Dante is a fictional character from the 2004 film Rottweiler.
  28. Dante is a fictional character from the book She's Come Undone.
  29. Dante is a fictional character from the 2002 film The Last Train.

There are other characters with in their name, like Ron Dante, Mick Dante, Tony Dante, Dante Brown, Dante D'Enzo, Silvio Dante, Dante Damiano, Dante Mendoza, Dante's Satan, Nikolai Dante, Dante Alighieri, Dante Falconeri, Dante Nico Garcia.


  1. "Dante" is a book by Edmund Garratt Gardner.
  2. "Dante" is a play by Ben Cunis, Nathan Weinberger and Paata Tsikurishvili.
  3. "Dante" is a poem written by János Arany.
  4. "Dante" is a book by Jefferson Butler Fletcher.
  5. "Dante" is a book by Cesare Foligno.
    • also known as "Dante: the poet"

There are many other writings with this title.


Dante is a short-lived NBC adventure/drama television series starring Howard Duff as Willie Dante, a former gambler who operates Dante's Inferno, a San Francisco, California, nightclub. Alan Mowbray co-starred as Stewart Styles, the Maitre d'; Tom D'Andrea as Biff, Dante's "man Friday", and Mort Mills as police Lieutenant Bob Malone.


  1. "Dante" is a musical album of Abd al Malik.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  2. "Dante" is a single album by Show Luo release in 2012.
    • released on
  3. "Dante" is a musical single of Fagan.
  4. "Dante" is a composition which has a recorded version by Show Luo.
    • award: - World Music Award for World’s Best Song nomination for Show Luo
  5. Dante: The music video of the Dante song by Show Luo.
    • award: - World Music Award for World’s Best Video nomination for Show Luo


  1. Dante is a town in Charles Mix County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 84 at the 2010 census.
  2. Dante is a station of the Turin Metro. The station was opened on March 6, 2011. The station is in the busy, commercial district of central Torino, on the via Nizza. It is located within walking distance to the Castello del Valentino as well as the medical center of Torino, including the CTO Orthopedic Hospital.
  3. Dante a.k.a. Dante, Virginia: Dante is a census-designated place in Russell County, Virginia. The population as of the 2010 Census was 649.

There are other places with in their name, like Dante's.


  1. Dante is a combination of software, hardware, and network protocols that deliver uncompressed, multi-channel, low-latency digital audio over a standard Ethernet network. Developed in 2006 by a Sydney-based company named Audinate, Dante builds and improves on previous audio over Ethernet technologies, such as CobraNet and EtherSound.
  2. DANTE: Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe is a not-for-profit company that plans, builds and operates the consecutive generations of the backbone network that interconnects the national research and education networks in Europe. The organisation is based in Cambridge, United Kingdom and was formed in 1993 as a limited liability company owned by Réseaux Associés pour la Recherche Européenne. Ownership was transferred to a number of NRENs and government agencies in 1994.
  3. Dante is a mid-20th-century book typeface designed by Giovanni Mardersteig, originally for use by the Officina Bodoni. The original type was cut by Charles Malin. The type is a serif face influenced by the types cut by Francesco Griffo between 1449 and 1516. Mardersteig had become acquainted with Griffo's type in the design of his previous typeface, called Griffo. One of the primary objectives in designing Dante was in keeping a visual balance between the roman and italics.
  4. Dante is Taiwanese Mandopop artist Show Luo's first Japanese single album. It was released on 15 February 2012 in Japan by Pony Canyon, and on 2 March 2012 in Taiwan by Gold Typhoon.
  5. Dante is a lunar crater that is located on the far side of the Moon. It lies in the northern hemisphere exactly opposite the prime meridian facing the Earth. The nearest craters of note are Larmor to the north and Morse to the southeast. To the southwest is the oddly shaped Buys-Ballot.
    • also known as آلیگیری
  6. Dante is a 2009 theater production of the play by Ben Cunis, Nathan Weinberger and Paata Tsikurishvili.
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Phrases with Dante

Phrases starting with the word Dante:

  1. dante alighieri
  2. dante gabriel rossetti

Phrases ending with the word Dante:

  1. Halpe Dante
  2. Halpe Dante Dante
  3. Species Halpe Dante
  4. Subspecies Halpe Dante Dante

Other phrases containing the word Dante:

  1. Halpe Dante Tilia
  2. Halpe Dante Luzona
  3. Subspecies Halpe Dante Tilia
  4. Subspecies Halpe Dante Luzona

Printed books with definitions for Dante

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Google previewIntroducing Semantics (2010)

by Nick Riemer

Question Using the supplied abbreviations, translate the following propositions into logical symbolism: d Dante is the greatest poet m Marlowe died in a brawl o O'Hara was run over by a dune- b The best poets die young buggy s Shakespeare ...

Google previewThe American Church Monthly (1922)

Dante is the supreme poet of the supernatural. After Eschenbach's Parzival, the " Divine Comedy" is the first momentous...

Google previewViews of Dante (1904)

by Eugene Louis Rivard

Dante is the greatest of moralizers among poets. " Paradiso " teaches us faith in God and love of God. Purgatory teaches us hope in God's mercy. " Inferno " teaches us fear of divine justice. Pear of God is the beginning of that wisdom which ...

Google previewThe New American Church Monthly ... (1921)

by Charles Sears Baldwin, Selden Peabody Delany, Charles Carroll Edmunds, Granville Mercer Williams

Dante is the supreme poet of the supernatural. After Eschenbach's Parzival, the " Divine Comedy" is the first momentous...

Google previewDante's Modern Afterlife (2016)

Reception and Response from Blake to Heaney by Nick Havely

However, different eras have interpreted in different ways precisely what it is that Dante means by this claim for naturalness: for...

The romantic Dante is a shift to ' a private and subjective one', Arnold's 'grand impracticable [sic] solitary' who is ...

Google previewPrisoners or Presidents (2009)

The Simple Things That Change Everything; When Principals Lead Like Lives Depend on It by Dr. Ian Roberts

Special Education Scenario 8 Student Discipline Dante is a 12th grade student enrolled in Farmers High School, where you are the newly appointed Dean of Discipline. It is the third week of school and the Dean of student discipline informed ...

Google previewTheatre and Adaptation (2014)

Return, Rewrite, Repeat by Margherita Laera

Divine Comedy offers an extraordinary example because Dante is the first person to put the figure of the artist at the centre of representation, in that work. From that moment onwards the artist becomes an autonomous figure who comes and ...

Google previewLex Dante Movie Star (2005)

by Avril Layston


Google previewHumanist and Scholastic Poetics, 1250-1500 (1981)

by Concetta Carestia Greenfield

For Boccaccio, the theologian Dante is a vates who transmits the sacred memories of the past, interprets the ends of human life, communicates through a symbolic language the hermetic transcending reality, and celebrates the genesis of the ...

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All hope abandon, ye who enter here! (Dante Alighieri)
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