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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.
Emilia-Romagna(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)
E•mi•lia-Ro•ma•gna(eɪˈmil yə roʊˈmɑn yə)
a region in N Italy. 3,924,199; 8547 sq. mi. (22,135 sq. km).
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|Noun||1.||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