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 (sē-ĕn′ə, syĕ′nä)
A city of west-central Italy south of Florence. It was an independent city-state after the 12th century and quickly became an artistic and cultural center and the site of an important university (founded c. 1240).

Si′e·nese′ (-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.


(sɪˈɛnə; Italian ˈsjɛːna)
(Placename) a walled city in central Italy, in Tuscany: founded by the Etruscans; important artistic centre (13th–14th centuries); university (13th century). Pop: 52 625 (2001)


(siˈɛn ə)

a city in Tuscany, in central Italy. 64,745.
Si`en•ese′ (-əˈniz, -ˈnis) adj., n., pl. -ese.
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