Friuli


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Fri·u·li

 (frē′ə-lē′, frē-o͞o′lē)
A historical region and former duchy of Italy in present-day northeast Italy and Slovenia. Occupied by the Romans in the second century bc, it became a Lombard duchy in the sixth century ad and was conquered by various peoples and states before being ceded to Italy in 1866 (the western part) and 1919 (the eastern part). Eastern Friuli was awarded to Yugoslavia by treaty in 1947, passing to Slovenia upon Slovenia's independence from Yugoslavia in 1991.

Friuli

(Italian friˈuːli)
n
(Placename) a historic region of SW Europe, between the Carnic Alps and the Gulf of Venice: the W part (Venetian Friuli) was ceded by Austria to Italy in 1866 and Eastern Friuli in 1919; in 1947 Eastern Friuli (except Gorizia) was ceded to Yugoslavia
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Noun1.Friuli - a Rhaeto-Romance dialect spoken in northeastern Italy
Rhaeto-Romance, Rhaeto-Romanic - Romance dialects spoken in parts of southeastern Switzerland and northern Italy and the Tyrol
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Frioul
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Summary: Udine [Italy], July 1 (ANI): Spain defeated Germany 2-1 to claim their fifth European U21 Championship title at Friuli Stadium on Sunday.
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Arranged neatly on the wooden board were Speck di Sauris (Friuli)- dry cured, lightly smoked prosciutto that was exquisite to the bite.
1976: An earthquake struck Friuli in Northern Italy causing 989 deaths and the destruction of entire villages.
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ANTONIO DI NATALE compounded AC Milan's woes to earn Udinese a crucial win at the Stadio Friuli on Saturday evening.
| By Mahdi Nimr (with photos) TRIESTE, Italy, Feb 1 (KUNA) -- President of the Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Debora Serracchiani, emphasized her region's keenness to develop multi-faceted relations with Kuwait, said a Kuwaiti official visiting here on Saturday.
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ANTONIO DI NATALE was in devastating form at the Friuli last season and the Udinese veteran is the man to follow as the Italians clash with Braga for a place in the Champions League, writes Mark L angdon.