French from Italian gonfalonierefromgonfalonegonfalongonfalon
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Gonfalonier Sentence Examples
A new magistrate, the gonfalonier of justice, appears in some of the Guelph cities, with the special duty of keeping the insolence of the nobility in check.
Soderini, who was perpetual gonfalonier of Florence, and Machiavelli, the secretary of the Ten, urged on the war.
The gonfalonier, Francesco Valori, used his strongest influence to obtain their condemnation, and all five were put to death.
In the same year Piero Soderini was chosen gonfalonier for life, in accordance with certain changes in the constitution of the state, which were intended to bring Florence closer to the Venetian type of government.