monache Turchine

English translation: Blue Nuns

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Italian term or phrase:monache Turchine
English translation:Blue Nuns
Entered by: Alexander Chisholm

09:36 Apr 22, 2005
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary / architecture
Italian term or phrase: monache Turchine
"La piazza si chiude con un’ala del convento delle monache Turchine, innalzato su progetto dello stesso Corradi (1668)."

An order of nuns perhaps?
Alexander Chisholm
Blue Nuns
Explanation:
According to this site:

http://www.stthomasirondequoit.com/SaintsAlive/id360.htm

not to be confused with the wine... :-)

or just type "blue nuns" in Google

Giovanni

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Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:19
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Many thanks for the answer.
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Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL


  

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Blue Nuns


Explanation:
According to this site:

http://www.stthomasirondequoit.com/SaintsAlive/id360.htm

not to be confused with the wine... :-)

or just type "blue nuns" in Google

Giovanni



Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:19
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 626
Grading comment
Many thanks for the answer.

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agree  Krisztina Lelik: from turquiose
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agree  Rita Bandinelli
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