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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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(Italian kreˈmoːna)
(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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(krɪˈmoʊ nə)

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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Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria was born in Cremona, Italy, in 1502, probably on December 8.
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1737: Antonio Stradivari, violinmaker, died in his 90s at Cremona, Italy.
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Gusset is the only American to win the prestigious gold medal at what is termed "the Olympics of violin making," the International Triennale Competition of Stringed Instrument Making, held every three years in Cremona, Italy.
IMA, an Italy-based designer and manufacturer of automatic machines for a number of industries, has acquired a 60% stake in the newly formed Teknoweb Converting, based in Palazzo Pignano, Cremona, Italy. Teknoweb converts, markets and sells machines for the production of wet wipes.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Clashes broke out at an anti-fascist rally in Cremona, Italy when around 2,000 protesters took to the streets to object to an attack by far-right group supporters.
Stradivari created violins, guitars, cellos and other stringed instruments in his workshop in Cremona, Italy. About 650 survive today and they can sell for millions of dollars.