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A city of northern Italy east of Milan. An independent city of Lombardy until 1426, it was then absorbed by the Republic of Venice.
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(Italian ˈbrɛʃʃa)
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in Lombardy: at its height in the 16th century. Pop: 187 567 (2001). Ancient name: Brixia
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(ˈbrɛ ʃə)

a city in central Lombardy, in N Italy. 198,839.
Bre′scian, adj.
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Noun1.Brescia - an ancient Italian city in central Lombardy
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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Mario Balotelli will return to Italy with home town team Brescia after it was confirmed on Sunday he has signed for the newly-promoted club.The Italian forward has penned a "multi-year contract" and will be officially presented on Monday, the northern team confirmed on their website.
THE front page of the April 21 edition of the Giornale di Brescia, the local newspaper that first broke the story.
But in Brescia province in the northern Italian region of Lombardy, only the rich and the nuns go to school.
El estudio de Pablo Brescia ofrece un planteamiento teorico original con respecto al genero cuentistico, tomando en cuenta que a lo largo del siglo xx "se cimento desde Hispanoamerica una tradicion de practicantes-teoricos del cuento" (12).
11 February 2014 - The cities of Brescia and Milan, Italian utility A2A SpA's (BIT:A2A) two majority stockholders, have hired Mittel Advisory Spa to determine a price for the 5% interest in the utility they intend to divest, Reuters said citing a knowledgeable source.
14 January 2014 - The cities of Brescia and Milan, Italian utility A2A SpA's (BIT:A2A) two largest stockholders, have started a process to sell a 5% interest in the company until June this year, Reuters reported today citing the two respective mayors.
BRESCIA v LIVORNO 5.30pm WHEN the pressure was ratcheted up to its highest Livorno couldn't cope, and they are going to struggle to lift themselves for an awkward trip to Brescia in the first leg of their Serie B play-off semi-final, writes Steve Davies.
Macro Consultants LLC announced today that Dan Brescia has joined the firm as managing director, responsible for all new furniture and relocation management business.