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Milan

[mi-lan, -lahn] /mɪˈlæn, -ˈlɑn/
noun
1.
an industrial city in central Lombardy, in N Italy: cathedral.
Italian Milano
[mee-lah-naw] /miˈlɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA)
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  • "You go to play fool with zat voice in milano, you are flogged," he cried terribly, shaking his forefinger.

    Sandra Belloni, Complete George Meredith
  • Scarrognini, grandson of milano Scarrognini, and some time afterwards Gio.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • "milano was asking me about you," said Rosamond as they threaded their way through the crowded rooms.

    Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge Pemberton Ginther
  • Time was when she groveled—fairly groveled—at milano's lightest suggestion.

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  • She married milano, the harlequin and ballet-master, who was at the Eagle circa 1847.

  • The twins were discovered as martyrs by S. Ambrose at milano, when, in 387, he was desirous of founding a new church.

    The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale
  • It is published in a tract concerning Lorenzino, milano, Daelli, 1862.

    Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7) John Addington Symonds
  • Il titolo dell' opera che ho da comporre a milano, non si sa ancora.

  • They say she met him at a luncheon she gave to milano and her teacher at the Ritz last week.

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  • Madame Tancredi was the exact opposite of her friend milano in all save the kindly spirit of the true artist.

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British Dictionary definitions for milano

Milan

/mɪˈlæn/
noun
1.
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) Italian name Milano (miˈlaːno) Latin name Mediolanum (ˌmeɪdɪəʊˈlɑːnəm)
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Word Origin and History for milano

Milan

city in northern Italy, Roman Mediolanum, from Gaulish medios "middle" + lanu "plain," in reference to its situation in the Po Valley. Related: Milanese.

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milano in Culture
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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