Francesca-da-rimini meaning

də rĭmə-nē, dä rēmē-nē
Italian noblewoman. Unhappily married, she fell in love with her brother-in-law. When her husband learned of the affair, he murdered his wife and brother, a tragedy recounted in Dante's Inferno.
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(person) 13th-cent. It. woman famous for her adulterous love affair with her brother-in-law, Paolo.
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