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Canossa

[kuh-nos-uh; Italian kah-naws-sah] /kəˈnɒs ə; Italian kɑˈnɔs sɑ/
noun
1.
a ruined castle in N Italy: scene of the penance of Emperor Henry IV of the Holy Roman Empire before Pope Gregory VII in 1077.
Idioms
2.
go to Canossa, to humble oneself.
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Canossa

/kəˈnɒsə; Italian kaˈnossa/
noun
1.
a ruined castle in N Italy, in Emilia near Reggio nell'Emilia: scene of the penance done by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV before Pope Gregory VII
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