(mĕr`lō), city (1991 pop. 390,031), Buenos Aires prov., E Argentina. An administrative, trade, and agricultural center of the Greater Buenos Aires area, it was founded in 1730 by Francisco de Merlo y Barbossa.
Or perhaps I shall be told, too, that there was no such knight-errant as the valiant Lusitanian Juan de Merlo, who went to Burgundy and in the city of Arras fought with the famous lord of Charny, Mosen Pierres by name, and afterwards in the city of Basle with Mosen Enrique de Remesten, coming out of both encounters covered with fame and honour; or adventures and challenges achieved and delivered, also in Burgundy, by the valiant Spaniards Pedro Barba and Gutierre Quixada (of whose family I come in the direct male line), when they vanquished the sons of the Count of San Polo.
Luca Cavalieri d'Oro,(*)([dagger]) Elisabetta Merlo,([dagger]) Eugenio Ariano,([dagger]) Maria Grazia Silvestri,([dagger]) Antonio Ceraminiello,([dagger]) Eva Negri,(*) and Carlo La Vecchia(*)([double dagger])
The two younger couples, Natalia Games and Gabriel Angio, and Lorena Ermocida and Omar Merlo, are adept and pleasing; but they are overshadowed by the intense Plebs and Zotto, indelible from the severe beauty of their matching etched profiles to the scalpel precision of their feet.
We belong to the Jurassic era, and in comparison the new generation journalists have a much bigger task and responsibility of being multi-faceted so that they can keep up with the changing times," Gianni Merlo said on the concluding day of the Dubai International Sports Media Forum yesterday.