Definition of primo:
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But in the tenth year of her siege she assented, for the following reasons: primo, she had said " no" so often the word gave her a sense of fatigue; secundo, she liked variety, and thought a change for the worse must be better than no change at all.- "Love Me Little, Love Me Long", Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English.
- "The Roman Question", Edmond About.
Having been informed that an opera would be performed on our last evening, and opera being a special delight, went ashore for the purpose of attending, but on arriving at the theatre found the opera had been postponed on account of the primo tenore being afflicted with " boils."- "Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas", W. Hastings Macaulay.