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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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That added to his WKA World Championships in Carrara, Italy, won in October.
Carved out of separate blocks of marble, which members of Broom's team handpicked from a quarry in Carrara, Italy, no two display the same pattern.
The promotion of her unattainable goal had little to do with becoming president of anything; she hated bureaucracy, and enjoyed living in Carrara, Italy, the birthplace of the anarchist philosophy.
Request for Provision of Hotel accommodation for the upcoming Training Course on 15 20 June, 2016 in Marina di Carrara, Carrara, Italy
Credit its hardiness to quality marble from Carrara, Italy (where the statue was made), as well as the tender loving care of its custodian.
The prototype underwent several months of vigorous testing in the marble quarries of 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.