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A city of northern Italy east of Milan. An independent city of Lombardy until 1426, it was then absorbed by the Republic of Venice.


(Italian ˈbrɛʃʃa)
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in Lombardy: at its height in the 16th century. Pop: 187 567 (2001). Ancient name: Brixia


(ˈbrɛ ʃə)

a city in central Lombardy, in N Italy. 198,839.
Bre′scian, adj.
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Noun1.Brescia - an ancient Italian city in central Lombardy
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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Sara Gama gave Brescia the lead just before the half-hour mark against the run of play.
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Con gran acierto, Brescia le presta especial atencion al siglo xix, marcado tanto por la voluntad romantica de recuperar el patrimonio folclorico (Hoffman, Maupassant, Kiepling), como por el surgimiento de una definicion del cuento desde la teoria de su propio quehacer, en las obras de Poe y Chejov.
It is flattering, of course, but I am just focusing on doing my best for Brescia and I will leave the interest from other clubs with my agent to deal with.
Cavendish took both of the intermediate sprints on yesterday's final stage into Brescia, and the Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider then positioned himself perfectly for one final burst to the line at the finish.
The 18-point gulf between the sides is still a factor but the reality is that Brescia have lost only twice at the Stadio Mario Rigamonti all season.
The Brescia keeper came to the rescue again soon after to deny Goran Pandev.
With over 26 years of experience in the furniture industry as a dealer, manufacturer and consultant, Brescia is charged with expanding Macro's focus on furniture and relocation management.
Brescia, located in Italy's wealthiest Lombardy region, is the Italian city with the highest percentage of immigrants - 12.
He has scored only three goals in 17 games for Serie B side Brescia this season but is expected to become a huge hit in East London.