Friuli


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Fri·u·li

 (frē′ə-lē′, frē-o͞o′lē)
A historical region and former duchy of Italy in present-day northeast Italy and Slovenia. Occupied by the Romans in the second century bc, it became a Lombard duchy in the sixth century ad and was conquered by various peoples and states before being ceded to Italy in 1866 (the western part) and 1919 (the eastern part). Eastern Friuli was awarded to Yugoslavia by treaty in 1947, passing to Slovenia upon Slovenia's independence from Yugoslavia in 1991.

Friuli

(Italian friˈuːli)
n
(Placename) a historic region of SW Europe, between the Carnic Alps and the Gulf of Venice: the W part (Venetian Friuli) was ceded by Austria to Italy in 1866 and Eastern Friuli in 1919; in 1947 Eastern Friuli (except Gorizia) was ceded to Yugoslavia
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Noun1.Friuli - a Rhaeto-Romance dialect spoken in northeastern Italy
Rhaeto-Romance, Rhaeto-Romanic - Romance dialects spoken in parts of southeastern Switzerland and northern Italy and the Tyrol
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Frioul
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By Mahdi Nimr (with photos) TRIESTE, Italy, Feb 1 (KUNA) -- President of the Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Debora Serracchiani, emphasized her region's keenness to develop multi-faceted relations with Kuwait, said a Kuwaiti official visiting here on Saturday.
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ANTONIO DI NATALE was in devastating form at the Friuli last season and the Udinese veteran is the man to follow as the Italians clash with Braga for a place in the Champions League, writes Mark L angdon.
Italy adopted waste management plans compliant with these directives for all concerned areas (the regions of Friuli Venezia Giulia and Puglia and the provinces of Bolzano and Rimini), with the exception of the Lazio region.
The Friuli Venezia Giulia region, known for its conservative Catholic bent, is trying to prevent production shingle Cattleya from obtaining up to $200,000 in gap financing for Bellocchio's "Beauty," which interweaves three separate life-and-death story strands against the backdrop of Italy's 2009 Eluana Englaro right-to-die controversy.
UDINESE boss Francesco Guidolin is battling against indifference among his own fans ahead of the crunch Europa League Group I game against Celtic at the Stadio Friuli tonight.
The Stadio Friuli outfit moved into pole position in the Italian championship with a nervy 2-1 home win over Chievo.