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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.


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

[After Bologna.]
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(bəˈləʊnjə; Italian boˈloɲɲa)
(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


(bəˈləʊnjə; Italian boˈloɲɲa)
(Biography) Giovanni da Bologna See Giambologna
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(bəˈloʊ ni, -nə, -ˈloʊn yə)

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


(bəˈloʊn yə)

a city in N Italy. 459,080.
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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
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[bəˈləʊnjə] NBolonia f
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, bologna sausage
n (Cook) → Mortadella f
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References in periodicals archive ?
--, L'interpretazione autentica delle leggi universali della Chiesa, Bononia University Press, Bologna 2016.
The Warre betwixt Nature and Fortune is an early euphuistic, extremely derivative romance narrating the story of Philotimus, the oldest of the twelve children of Cleocritus, governor of Mantua, and his wife Castibula, daughter of the duke of Bononia. As the only editor to date of the romance, Arthur Leroy Colby, acknowledges,
339-359: 342-344; Valentina Russo, 'Antonino Rusconi' in Dizionario biografico dei Soprintendenti architetti (1904-1974), (Bononia University Press, Bologna, 2011), pp.
Figures Between Myth & Reality (catalogue Bononia University Press, Bologna 2013) from 13 October 2013 to 30 March 2014 was of great significance, not only for the more than 50 pieces displayed (of the 600 assigned to Martini) but also for the compendium of his works.