Lombardy

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Lom·bar·dy

 (lŏm′bər-dē, lŭm′-)
A region of northern Italy bordering on Switzerland. First inhabited by a Gallic people, it became the center of the kingdom of the Lombards in the sixth century ad and part of Charlemagne's empire in 774. The Lombard League of cities defeated Emperor Frederick I in 1176.

Lombardy

(ˈlɒmbədɪ; ˈlʌm-)
n
(Placename) a region of N central Italy, bordering on the Alps: dominated by prosperous lordships and city-states during the Middle Ages; later ruled by Spain and then by Austria before becoming part of Italy in 1859; intensively cultivated and in parts highly industrialized. Pop: 9 108 645 (2003 est). Area: 23 804 sq km (9284 sq miles). Italian name: Lombardia

Lom•bard•y

(ˈlɒm bər di, ˈlʌm-)

n.
a region and former kingdom in N Italy. 8,901,000; 9190 sq. mi. (23,800 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lombardy - a region of north central Italy bordering SwitzerlandLombardy - a region of north central Italy bordering Switzerland
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
Cremona - a city in Lombardy on the Po River; noted for the manufacture of fine violins from the 16th to the 18th centuries
Milan, Milano - the capital of Lombardy in northern Italy; has been an international center of trade and industry since the Middle Ages
Translations

Lombardy

[ˈlɒmbədɪ]
A. NLombardía f
B. CPD Lombardy poplar Nchopo m lombardo

Lombardy

[ˈlɒmbərdi] nLombardie f

Lombardy

nLombardei f

Lombardy

[ˈlɒmbədɪ] nLombardia