Emilia-Romagna


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E·mi·lia-Ro·ma·gna

 (ĕ-mēl′yə-rō-mä′nyä)
A region of northern Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea. Named for the Aemilian Way, a Roman road laid out in 187 bc that connected Piacenza with Rimini, the area was conquered by the Lombards in the sixth century ad and became part of the kingdom of Italy in 1861.

Emilia-Romagna

(ɪˈmiːlɪərəʊˈmɑːnjə; Italian eˈmiːliaroˈmaɲɲa)
n
(Placename) a region of N central Italy, on the Adriatic: rises from the plains of the Po valley in the north to the Apennines in the south. Capital: Bologna. Pop: 4 030 220 (2003 est). Area: 22 123 sq km (8628 sq miles)

E•mi•lia-Ro•ma•gna

(eɪˈmil yə roʊˈmɑn yə)

n.
a region in N Italy. 3,924,199; 8547 sq. mi. (22,135 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Emilia-Romagna - a region of north central Italy on the Adriatic
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
Bologna - the capital of Emilia-Romagna; located in northern Italy to the east of the Apennines
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Annabel had moved to Italy, running a design practice in Milan and restoring property in rural Emilia-Romagna, famed for its "fast cars and slow food".
Zilli, from the central Italian region of Abruzzo, fought back with a lobster tagliolini, a traditional type of pasta from the Emilia-Romagna and Marche regions, served in a flurry of the Italian flag's green, white and red.
IT MAY be the birthplace of Ferrari, but Emilia-Romagna is no place for living in the fast lane.
in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, and a staple of Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe, the pears promise to bring something new to U.
YOU'LL find the best of Italian food and hospitality in Emilia-Romagna - the area home to cities like Bologna, Parma, Modena and Ravenna.
More than eight years in the making, single-batch Gran Lusso vermouth marries the honeyed softness of aged moscato with aromatic herbs, trebbiano white wine Emilia-Romagna, and barbera red from the Piedmont region of Northern Italy to create a 'sweetbitter' taste profile.
More than eight years in the making, single-batch Gran Lusso vermouth marries the honeyed softness of aged moscato with aromatic herbs, trebbiano white wine from Emilia-Romagna, and barbera red from the Piedmont region of Northern Italy to create a 'sweetbitter' taste profile.
Serving hand-crafted, regional Italian specialties from Tuscany, Umbria, and Emilia-Romagna, Villa Toscana's design creates the feel of visiting the inviting summer home of an Italian noblem, said a senior official.
In 2009, 309 people died in a quake that hit the historic town of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, while two more claimed 27 lives in the region of Emilia-Romagna last May.
It said that its operating profit was stable despite the occurrence of an earthquake in Italy's northern Emilia-Romagna region in the second quarter.
The Emilia-Romagna region in Northern Italy that has been rattled by aftershocks since Tuesday morning and an earthquake that claimed the lives of 17 people and injured more than 350 is still in shock and the people are trying to rebuild their lives.