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Sa·voy 1

 (sə-voi′)
A ruling house founded in the 11th century that later governed Sardinia (1720-1861) and Italy (1861-1946).

Sa·voy 2

 (sə-voi′)
A historical region and former duchy of southeast France, western Switzerland, and northwest Italy. The region changed hands many times before becoming a duchy in the early 1400s. In 1720 the duke of Savoy gained the title king of Sardinia, and in 1861 the Savoyard Victor Emmanuel II ascended the throne of the newly formed kingdom of Italy. Much of the original territory was ceded to France at the same time.

Sa·voy′ard (sə-voi′ärd′, säv′oi-yärd′) adj. & n.

Savoy

(səˈvɔɪ)
n
(Placename) an area of SE France, bordering on Italy, mainly in the Savoy Alps: a duchy in the late Middle Ages and part of the Kingdom of Sardinia from 1720 to 1860, when it became part of France. French name: Savoie

Savoy

(səˈvɔɪ)
n
(Biography) a noble family of Italy that ruled over the duchy of Savoy and became the royal house of Italy (1861–1946): the oldest reigning dynasty in Europe before the dissolution of the Italian monarchy

savoy

(səˈvɔɪ)
n
(Cookery) a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea capitata, having a compact head and wrinkled leaves
[C16: named after the Savoy region]

Sa•voy

(səˈvɔɪ)

n.
1. a member of the royal house of Italy that ruled from 1861 to 1946.
2. French, Savoie. a historic region in SE France, adjacent to the Swiss-Italian border: formerly a duchy; later a part of the kingdom of Sardinia; ceded to France, 1860.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Savoy - a geographical region of historical importance; a former duchy in what is now southwestern France, western Switzerland, and northwestern Italy
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
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe
2.savoy - head of soft crinkly leaves
head cabbage - any of several varieties of cabbage having a large compact globular head; may be steamed or boiled or stir-fried or used raw in coleslaw
Translations
Savoiji
kelkelkáposzta

Savoy

[səˈvɔɪ] NSaboya f

savoy

[səˈvɔɪ] Nberza f de Saboya

savoy (cabbage)

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El disco comienza con una suite ("Suite Venezolana", de Antonio Lauro), que cubre los cuatro primeros cortes de la grabacion; continua con cinco "Anticuecas" de Violeta Parra y luego con una obra en tres movimientos ("Merengon") del musico colombiano Lucas Saboya, para rematar con una pieza del chileno Francisco Concha Goldschmidt.
Esta problematica se refleja en el paramo de Merchan, municipio de Saboya, paramo de Chontales en jurisdiccion de Paipa, Boyaca, lo cual conlleva al principal problema ambiental que afecta el recurso hidrico, debido al uso intensivo de agroquimicos y toxicos residuales o biosidas, en zonas de nacimiento de agua, sobre los cuales se han detectado niveles altamente peligrosos.
Ellos fueron: la virreina Margarita de Saboya, duquesa de Mantua, entre 1634 y 1640; Joao IV, de 1640 a 1656 y Alfonso VI, entre 1656 y 1683.
Esta desobediencia civil--su padre antiguo combatiente en Verdun, cede delante de la decision en conciencia de su hijo--y a la vez <<religiosa>>, pues los obispos apoyaban el STO, le lleva a la clandestinidad y bajo nombre falso se refugia en la Alta Saboya donde ensena letras en una escuela.