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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.


(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


(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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1745: Count Alessandro Volta, physicist who devised the first battery, was born in Como, Italy.
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