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 (kə-rär′ə, kär-rä′rä)
A city of northern Italy near the Ligurian Sea east-southeast of Genoa. It is famous for the white marble quarried nearby that was favored by Michelangelo.


(kəˈrɑːrə; Italian karˈraːra)
(Placename) a town in NW Italy, in NW Tuscany: famous for its marble. Pop: 65 034 (2001)


(kəˈrɑr ə)

a city in NW Tuscany, in NW Italy. 68,460.
Car•ra′ran, n., adj.
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Just as true Champagne comes from Champagne France, so too does true Carrara marble only come from quarries in Carrara, Italy.
The prototype underwent several months of vigorous testing in the marble quarries of Carrara, Italy.
That evening, the ship heads to Corsica and, later, to Marina di Carrara, Italy.
Sculpted in Carrara, Italy, 'Together' was inspired from a small wooden sculpture that consists of two slender and tapering shapes that follow the same curving moments.
16-18, Compotec 2011--3rd International Exhibition for Composites Technologies, Production and Processing; Marina di Carrara, Italy
Carrara Marble continues to play a major role in Carrara, Italy.