Italian capital


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Noun1.Italian capital - capital and largest city of ItalyItalian capital - capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
lustrum - a ceremonial purification of the Roman population every five years following the census
catacomb - an underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome)
circus - (antiquity) an open-air stadium for chariot races and gladiatorial games
Amphitheatrum Flavium, Colosseum - a large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80
pantheon - (antiquity) a temple to all the gods
Sistine Chapel - the private chapel of the popes in Rome; it was built by and named after Sixtus IV in 1473
toga virilis - (ancient Rome) a toga worn by a youth as a symbol of manhood and citizenship
Seven Hills of Rome - the hills on which the ancient city of Rome was built
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
Lateran - the site in Rome containing the church of Rome and the Lateran Palace
Holy See, State of the Vatican City, The Holy See - the smallest sovereign state in the world; the see of the Pope (as the Bishop of Rome); home of the Pope and the central administration of the Roman Catholic Church; achieved independence from Italy in 1929
Bacchus - (classical mythology) god of wine; equivalent of Dionysus
Roman - a resident of modern Rome
augur, auspex - (ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
centurion - (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers
gladiator - (ancient Rome) a professional combatant or a captive who entertained the public by engaging in mortal combat
pontifex - a member of the highest council of priests in ancient Rome
procurator - (ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes
sibyl - (ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet
tribune - (ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests
Romanic, Roman - of or relating to or derived from Rome (especially ancient Rome); "Roman architecture"; "the old Roman wall"
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9 (Petra)-- Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Wednesday left Amman on a working visit to Italy to take part in the Mediterranean Dialogue, that will be held in the Italian capital Rome with the participation of 40 countries.
Rome, Muharram 14, 1437, October 27, 2015, SPA -- The activities of the Islamic Culture Week, organized by the Rome Grand Mosque, will start on Wednesday at the Islamic Center, in the Italian capital Rome.
Ali Al-Omair says Kuwait is keen on boosting cooperation with FAO during visit to Italian capital.
On Tuesday the first hearing of a major trial called "Capital Mafia," a graft scandal which involved the former head of the Rome street-cleaning agency as well as other high-level officials, took place in the Italian capital.
9 (BNA): Kuwaiti Prime Minister Shaikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah left for the Italian capital, Rome, today on a visit to the Vatican and Italy.
Murray travelled to Rome after beating Rafael Nadal in straight sets to win the Mutua Madrid Open on Sunday and confirmed his participation in the Italian capital after a double practice session yesterday.
During the meeting in the Italian capital on Thursday, Jannati and Giannini explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating bilateral ties, particularly in cultural and educational areas.
The visit came as a result for the promotion campaign organized by the Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (SEZAD) in the Italian capital, Rome last September during which both sides agreed to organize a visit for the Italian investors and officials to Duqm.
But Manuel Pellegrini's side head to the Italian capital today on the back of five straight wins which has given them the belief they can go there and get the job done.
But Rabiot (below) has made it clear he fancies a move to the Italian capital from his native France - and was surprised it did not happen for him in the summer.
At present, Unidata operates a MAN (Metropolitan Area Network) with around 300 km of cables in the Italian capital.
The Italian capital club are second in the Serie A table and set to return to the Champions League next season.

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