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A city of northern Italy on the Adige River west of Venice. The original settlement on the site was conquered by Rome in 89 bc and later fell to Germanic invaders. Verona became an independent republic c. ad 1136 and formed the powerful Veronese League in 1164. It became part of Italy in 1866.

Ve′ro·nese′ (vĕr′ə-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.


(vəˈrəʊnə; Italian veˈroːna)
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in Veneto on the Adige River: strategically situated at the junction of major routes between Italy and N Europe; became a Roman colony (89 bc); under Austrian rule (1797–1866); many Roman remains. Pop: 253 208 (2001)
Veronese adj, n


(vəˈroʊ nə)

a city in N Italy, on the Adige River. 258,946.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Verona - a city in Veneto on the River AdigeVerona - a city in Veneto on the River Adige
Venetia, Veneto, Venezia-Euganea - a region of northeastern Italy on the Adriatic