Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "girandola" [gir•an•do•la]

  • An ornate ornamental branched candlestick, often with a mirror at the back. (noun)
  • A flower stand, fountain, or the like, of branching form. (noun)
  • A kind of revolving firework. (noun)
  • A series of chambers in defensive mines. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "girandola" in a sentence
  • "At night at Torlonia's to see the girandola, which is as fine as fireworks can be, but nothing will do after the illumination of"
  • "(At S. John Lateran's the Cardinals assist at Vespers, and afterwards venerate the relics preserved there) At night the cupola is illuminated, and on the following night there are fireworks or _girandola_ at Castle S. Angelo."
  • "Irradiations in gold, scintillations in crimson, splendors in emerald, lucidities in ultramarine -- a dazzling girandola of every tint and of every hue."