Tasso[täs′sō̂; E tas′ō]
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Tasso, Torquato 1544-95; It. epic poet
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, Torquato 1544-1595.
Italian poet who wrote the epic Jerusalem Delivered (1581), an account of the capture of the city during the First Crusade.