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 (ăng-kō′nə, ăn-, än-)
A city of central Italy on the Adriatic Sea. It is a leading port and an industrial and commercial center.
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(Italian aŋˈkoːna)
(Placename) a port in central Italy, on the Adriatic, capital of the Marches: founded by Greeks from Syracuse in about 390 bc. Pop: 100 507 (2001)
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(æŋˈkoʊ nə, æn-)

a seaport in E Italy, on the Adriatic Sea. 104,255.
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No privateers ever came, though I once had notice from Turin that the Florida had been sighted off Ancona; and I had nearly four years of nearly uninterrupted leisure at Venice, which I meant to employ in reading all Italian literature, and writing a history of the republic.
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Trieste, June 28, 2018 -- Thekeel laying ceremony was held today at the Ancona shipyard for the "Seven Seas Splendor", the second super luxury cruise ship that Fincantieri is building for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, brand of the Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
European low-fares airline, easyJet, has announced the launch of two new summer routes from London Gatwick to Volos in Greece and to Ancona in Italy.
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Malissa Ann Ancona was taken into police custody Monday, and Paul Edward Jinkerson, Jr., 24, was already jailed for an unrelated drug charge.
COMEDY actress Ronni Ancona and Inspector Morse favourite Kevin Whately will guest-star in the new series of Still Game.
Ancona wrote the 2004 first edition to meet the needs of the Catullus portion of the Advanced Placement Latin Literature curriculum, which bridges advanced high-school and early college levels of Latin students.
Commodore Simon Ancona of Great Britain's Royal Navy delivered a briefing at the conference regarding critical need to continue the mission of the Combined Maritime Force (CMF), which provides the region with a buffer against piracy by denying robbers and pirates the ability to thrive in the regional waters.