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Cre·mo·na

 (krə-mō′nə)
A city of northern Italy on the Po River east-southeast of Milan. Originally a Roman colony, it has been noted since the 17th century for its production of stringed instruments.
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Cremona

(Italian kreˈmoːna)
n
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in Lombardy on the River Po: noted for the manufacture of fine violins in the 16th–18th centuries. Pop: 70 887 (2001)
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Cre•mo•na

(krɪˈmoʊ nə)

n.
a city in N Italy, on the Po River. 82,411.
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Noun1.Cremona - a city in Lombardy on the Po RiverCremona - a city in Lombardy on the Po River; noted for the manufacture of fine violins from the 16th to the 18th centuries
Lombardia, Lombardy - a region of north central Italy bordering Switzerland
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But though the love to these several objects may possibly be one and the same in all cases, its operations however must be allowed to be different; for, how much soever we may be in love with an excellent surloin of beef, or bottle of Burgundy; with a damask rose, or Cremona fiddle; yet do we never smile, nor ogle, nor dress, nor flatter, nor endeavour by any other arts or tricks to gain the affection of the said beef, &c.
She was said to have a weak chest, and like Antonia in the "Cremona Violin," she would die one day while singing.
My companion was in the best of spirits, and prattled away about Cremona fiddles, and the difference between a Stradivarius and an Amati.
Cremona Musica and Yamaha Music Europe-Branch Italy, are holding the first Disklavier Composers Contest.
Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria was born in Cremona, Italy, in 1502, probably on December 8.
1909: Mary Pickford made her screen debut at the age of 16, in The Violin Maker Of Cremona. 1929: The Papal State, extinct since 1870, was revived as the State of Vatican City in Rome, as a result of the Lateran Treaty.
Born and raised in Cremona, Italy, Rossi has a degree from Istituto Tecnico Luigi Nervi.
Clinical Genetics, ASST Cremona, Via Concordia 1, 26100 Cremona, Italy
Cloetta Italy, headquartered in Cremona, produces and sells brands such as Sperlari, Saila, Dietor, Galatine and Dietorelle.
Richard Cremona, CEO of OpSec Security said, 'As we progressed through the acquisition process, we received tremendous support from API's customers and suppliers.
Jon Callard's side bossed the first half in Cremona, scoring early through Max Clark, before relinquishing the lead on the stroke of half-time and never getting it back.
West Moor Community Centre hosted the Cremona Shield tournament, which saw nine-a-side teams from Amberley, Bailey Green, Grasmere Academy and West Moor primary schools compete.