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Bo·lo·gna

 (bə-lōn′yə)
A city of north-central Italy at the foot of the Apennines north-northeast of Florence. It was originally an Etruscan town and became a Roman colony in the second century bc. Its famed university was founded as a law school in 1088.

bo·lo·gna

 (bə-lō′nē, -nə, -nyə) also ba·lo·ney or bo·lo·ney (-nē)
n.
A large sausage of finely ground pork or other meat, usually served as a cold cut.

[After Bologna.]

Bologna

(bəˈləʊnjə; Italian boˈloɲɲa)
n
(Placename) a city in N Italy, at the foot of the Apennines: became a free city in the Middle Ages; university (1088). Pop: 371 217 (2001). Ancient name: Bononia

Bologna

(bəˈləʊnjə; Italian boˈloɲɲa)
n
(Biography) Giovanni da Bologna See Giambologna

bo•lo•gna

(bəˈloʊ ni, -nə, -ˈloʊn yə)

n.
a cooked and smoked sausage made usu. of finely ground beef and pork.
[1555–65; after Bologna]

Bo•lo•gna

(bəˈloʊn yə)

n.
a city in N Italy. 459,080.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bologna - the capital of Emilia-Romagna; located in northern Italy to the east of the Apennines
Emilia-Romagna - a region of north central Italy on the Adriatic
2.bologna - large smooth-textured smoked sausage of beef and veal and pork
sausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
polony - another name for Bologna sausage
Translations

Bologna

[bəˈləʊnjə] NBolonia f

bologna

, bologna sausage
n (Cook) → Mortadella f
References in classic literature ?
In reality, true nature is as difficult to be met with in authors, as the Bayonne ham, or Bologna sausage, is to be found in the shops.
Of the Orsini he had a warning when, after taking Faenza and attacking Bologna, he saw them go very unwillingly to that attack.
Or, if passengers desire to visit Parma (famous for Correggio's frescoes) and Bologna, they can by rail go on to Florence, and rejoin the steamer at Leghorn, thus spending about three weeks amid the cities most famous for art in Italy.
His eye fell on a large, purple satin coverlet heavily embroidered with gold, a splendid piece of late seventeenth-century Venetian work that his grandfather had found in a convent near Bologna.
When Don Lorenzo had finished reciting his gloss, Don Quixote stood up, and in a loud voice, almost a shout, exclaimed as he grasped Don Lorenzo's right hand in his, "By the highest heavens, noble youth, but you are the best poet on earth, and deserve to be crowned with laurel, not by Cyprus or by Gaeta- as a certain poet, God forgive him, said- but by the Academies of Athens, if they still flourished, and by those that flourish now, Paris, Bologna, Salamanca.
Those who were still older, and could reach the tables, marched about munching contentedly at meat bones and bologna sausages.
So, bit by bit, the feast takes form--there is a ham and a dish of sauerkraut, boiled rice, macaroni, bologna sausages, great piles of penny buns, bowls of milk, and foaming pitchers of beer.
To emphasize his remarks, he pulled out a gold-sack the size of a bologna sausage and thumped it down on the bar.
So saying, he slammed a sack of gold dust of the size of a bologna sausage down upon the bar.
asked Winterbourne, rather annoyed at Miss Miller's want of appreciation of the zeal of an admirer who on his way down to Rome had stopped neither at Bologna nor at Florence, simply because of a certain sentimental impatience.
But Bologna and Taylor have the juiciest parts - not surprising, since they wrote the show - and they're dependable scene-stealers.
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