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Bolognese

[boh-luh-neez, -nees, -luh n-yeez, -yees; for 2 also boh-luh n-yeyz, -yey-zee or, Italian, baw-law-nye-ze] /ˌboʊ ləˈniz, -ˈnis, -lənˈyiz, -ˈyis; for 2 also ˌboʊ lənˈyeɪz, -ˈyeɪ zi or, Italian, ˌbɔ lɔˈnyɛ zɛ/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Bologna or its inhabitants.
2.
Italian Cookery. served with a cream sauce typically containing prosciutto, ground beef, and cheese.
3.
Fine Arts. noting a style or manner of painting developed in Bologna during the late 16th century by the Carracci, characterized chiefly by forms and colors derived from the Roman high renaissance and from the Venetians.
noun, plural Bolognese.
4.
a native or inhabitant of Bologna.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Italian; see Bologna, -ese
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Bolognese

/ˌbɒləˈniːz; -ˈneɪz/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Bologna or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Bologna
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Word Origin and History for Bolognese
adj.

1756, pertaining to Bologna (q.v.).

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