Milan

[mi-lan, -lahn]
noun
an industrial city in central Lombardy, in N Italy: cathedral.
Italian Milano [mee-lah-naw] .
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Milan (mɪˈlæn)
 
n
Italian name: Milano, Latin name: Mediolanum a city in N Italy, in central Lombardy: Italy's second largest city and chief financial and industrial centre; a centre of the Renaissance under the Visconti and Sforza families. Pop: 1 256 211 (2001)

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Milan [(mi-lahn, mi-lan)]

Capital of the Lombardy region in northern Italy; since the Middle Ages, an international commercial, financial, and industrial center.

Note: Milan is a center for fashion and design.
Note: Its landmarks include the opera house La Scala and the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, which houses a famous fresco by Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper.
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He also began construction of churches and basilicas in milan.
The same drama, however, was a great success when presented at milan.
After the war, fo continued his architectural studies in milan.
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