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[noh-vahr-uh; Italian naw-vah-rah] /noʊˈvɑr ə; Italian nɔˈvɑ rɑ/
a city in NE Piedmont, in NW Italy. Unabridged
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  • She would not readily give the possession of Novara for the hope of Savoy.

    Political Pamphlets George Saintsbury
  • The mountaineer waved his finger as from Novara toward Milan.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • In 1858 the Austrian frigate Novara spent a month in the group, during which, half the time was passed at sea.

  • The battle of Novara, fought March 23, 1849, marked the end.

    Builders of United Italy Rupert Sargent Holland
  • He is occasionally met with at Novara and Vercelli between the years 1515 and 1524, but his main place of abode was Varallo.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • Aaron wrote to Novara, and asked if he should come to Italy, having no money to speak of.

    Aaron's Rod D. H. Lawrence
  • They are full of enthusiasm; this time was no treason, no Vicenza, no Novara, no Milan.

    At Home And Abroad Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • I do not know whether it is due to the air of Novara, but since I have been here I cannot breathe.

    Queen Hortense L. Mhlbach
  • Yet he took up the march to Novara, stoical as became his race.

    Builders of United Italy Rupert Sargent Holland
  • You could not have avoided seeing him, as he would even have gone to Novara.

    Queen Hortense L. Mhlbach
British Dictionary definitions for Novara


/Italian noˈvaːra/
a city in NW Italy, in NE Piedmont: scene of the Austrian defeat of the Piedmontese in 1849. Pop: 100 910 (2001)
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