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A region of northern Italy bordering on the Adriatic Sea. Named for the Aemilian Way, a Roman road laid out in 187 bc that connected Piacenza with Rimini, the area was conquered by the Lombards in the sixth century ad and became part of the kingdom of Italy in 1861.


(ɪˈmiːlɪərəʊˈmɑːnjə; Italian eˈmiːliaroˈmaɲɲa)
(Placename) a region of N central Italy, on the Adriatic: rises from the plains of the Po valley in the north to the Apennines in the south. Capital: Bologna. Pop: 4 030 220 (2003 est). Area: 22 123 sq km (8628 sq miles)


(eɪˈmil yə roʊˈmɑn yə)

a region in N Italy. 3,924,199; 8547 sq. mi. (22,135 sq. km).
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Noun1.Emilia-Romagna - a region of north central Italy on the Adriatic
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
Bologna - the capital of Emilia-Romagna; located in northern Italy to the east of the Apennines
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The contract concerns the cleaning service of all the fire brigades of the regions of lombardy and emilia romagna, Including the regional directions, The provincial commands and the relative detachments.
NNA - Greeted by tens of thousands of faithful, Pope Frances on Sunday visited Italy's northern Emilia Romagna region that has largely been rebuilt after a pair of deadly earthquakes five years ago, an example meant to give hope to central Italy, which is still reeling from more devastating temblors last year.
Well known Italian lady chef Francesca Simoni, a native of Emilia Romagna in Bologna, will be overlooking the preparation of authentic Italian fare during the festival, which was inaugurated by her jointly with Roberta Fedele, wife of Italian consul general, and Ahmed Al-Baik, director of room service, Rosewood Corniche hotel.
Over a 7-day period beginning 8 August 2011, a large number of wild birds of several species were found dead or with neurologic clinical signs along the shore of Crostolo stream, in the Emilia Romagna region, Italy.
Summary: Rome: Reconstruction efforts in Emilia Romagna in Italy are proceeding slowly a year after two .
0 earthquake struck the Emilia Romagna region in northern Italy on Sunday causing damage to many historical structures, homes, warehouses and factories.
These are difficult moments for people in Emilia Romagna, where the earth continues to tremble beneath their feet.
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The teaching method was developed for pre-school and infant/toddler centres in Reggio Emilia, a small town in the Emilia Romagna region of northern Italy, after the Second World War.
The jobbers - as participants are dubbed - spend 10 days touring Emilia Romagna, visiting Turin and taking their cars for a spin across the famous Lingotto Root test track used in the film.