Definition of partigiano in English:

partigiano

noun

Italian History
  • A member of the Italian resistance during the Second World War (1939–45); an Italian partisan.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Eric Linklater (1899–1974), writer. From Italian partigiano.

Pronunciation

partigiano

/ˌpɑːtɪˈdʒɑːnəʊ/