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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.
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(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)
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(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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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.
During 2007-2014, we collected 27 fecal and 24 intestinal samples from pigs with suspected PEDV or TGEV infections; the pigs came from swine farms in northern Italy (Po Valley), which contains the regions of Piemonte, Lombardia, Emilia Romagna, and Veneto (online Technical Appendix Figure 1, http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/EID/ article/22/1/15-0544-Techapp1.pdf).
The festival will have on offer exciting and the most authentic Italian cuisine using the finest ingredients and Simoni's signature recipes from Emilia Romagna in coordination with Executive Chef Maurizio.
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 ...
The first gas pipeline, 150 km, is located between Poggio Renatico (Emilia Romagna) and Cremona and the second one, 170 kin, is between Veneto and Lombardy.
New Delhi, June 27 -- From Thursday 28 June to Saturday 30 June, more than 100 Ferrari clients from all over the world will discover places in Emilia Romagna and Tuscany connected to the birth of the manufacturer from Maranello, on the legendary roads of these Italian regions.
A magnitude 6.0 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.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-September 5, 2011--Italy's Banca Popolare Emilia Romagna to hike capital by EUR174m(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
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