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Tofana may refer to:

  • Tofana di Mezzo (3,244 m), Tofana di Dentro (3,238), and Tofana di Rozes (3,225 m), three of the highest peaks of the Tofane mountain group in Italy
  • Giulia Tofana, an Italian high class courtier and professional poisoner at the court of Philip IV of Spain
  • Aqua Tofana, a poison

Usage examples of "tofana".

After alluding airily to the Vehmgericht, aqua tofana, Carbonari, the Marchioness de Brinvilliers, the Darwinian theory, the principles of Malthus, and the Ratcliff Highway murders, the article concluded by admonishing the government and advocating a closer watch over foreigners in England.