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 (bō′lə-nēz′, -nēs′, -lən-yēz′, -yēs′)
1. also Bo·lo′gnan (bə-lōn′yən) Of, relating to, or characteristic of Bologna, Italy.
2. Being or served with a sauce containing meat, tomatoes and other vegetables, and often wine and cream: spaghetti Bolognese.
1. also Bolognan A native or inhabitant of Bologna, Italy.
2. Bolognese sauce.



(ˌbɒləˈniːz; -ˈneɪz)
(Placename) of or relating to Bologna or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Bologna


(ˌboʊ ləˈniz, -ˈnis, -lənˈyiz, -ˈyis)

adj., n., pl. -gnese. adj.
1. of or pertaining to Bologna or its inhabitants.
2. a native or inhabitant of Bologna.
[1750–60; < Italian; see Bologna, -ese]


[bɒləˈnjeɪz] ADJ bolognese saucesalsa f boloñesa
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