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A city of northern Italy near the Swiss border at the southwest end of Lake Como. Originally a Roman colony, it is in a resort area noted for its luxurious villas.
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(ˈkəʊməʊ; Italian ˈkɔːmo)
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in Lombardy at the SW end of Lake Como: tourist centre. Pop: 78 680 (2001). Latin name: Comum
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(ˈkoʊ moʊ)

1. Lake, a lake in N Italy, in Lombardy. 35 mi. (56 km) long; 56 sq. mi. (145 sq. km).
2. a city at the SW end of this lake. 97,169.
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References in classic literature ?
Then the band would play a march, an amnesty would be declared, the Pope would agree to retire from Rome to Brazil; then there would be a ball for the whole of Italy at the Villa Borghese on the shores of Lake Como, Lake Como being for that purpose transferred to the neighbourhood of Rome; then would come a scene in the bushes, and so on, and so on--as though you did not know all about it?
Two charming fellow-travelers take care of me; and we may perhaps get as far as the Lake of Como.
When I was about five years old, while making an excursion beyond the frontiers of Italy, they passed a week on the shores of the Lake of Como. Their benevolent disposition often made them enter the cottages of the poor.
From this point, excursions may be made to Milan, Lakes Como and Maggiore, or to Milan, Verona (famous for its extraordinary fortifications), Padua, and Venice.
`no es sino un hombre sobre un as no pardo como el mio, que
As the golden summer changed into the deep golden autumn he went to the Lake of Como. There he found the loveliness of a dream.
We can find these enchantments without visiting the Como Lake, or the Madeira Islands.
He lived between whiles, Razumov had heard, on the shores of the Lake of Como, with a charming wife, devoted to the cause, and two young children.
History seria importante para o desenvolvimento de sua trajetoria e iluminaria o filme seguinte, Serene Velocity, foco de nossa atencao, ao servir como uma especie de negativo conceitual deste.
Hilda Rais hacia verbear los sustantivos y entreveraba los tiempos como recurso.