Condottiere

• (n.) A military adventurer of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, who sold his services, and those of his followers, to any party in any contest.
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Condottiere

Con`dot·tie're noun ; plural Condottieri . [ Italian , captain.] A military adventurer of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, who sold his services, and those of his followers, to any party in any contest.
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condottiere

condottiere (kōndōt-tyā'rā) [Ital.,=leader], leader of mercenary soldiers in Italy in the 14th and 15th cent., when wars were almost incessant there. The condottieri hired and paid the bands who fought under them. They dealt directly with the cities or states that request...
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condottiere

leader of a band of mercenaries engaged to fight in numerous wars among the Italian states from the mid-14th to the 16th century. The name was ... [2 related articles]
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condottiere

Member or leader of a mercenary army employed by the Italian city-states from the 13th to the 15th centuries. Notable condottieri include Francesco Sforza, Francesco di Carmagnola (1390-1432),...
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