Turandot


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Turandot

in revenge for dishonor to ancestor. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Turandot, Westerman, 368]

Turandot

solver of riddles wins Turandot; failure brings death. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, Turandot, Westerman, 367–368]
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