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A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere and the Milky Way near Aquarius and Serpens Cauda.

[Middle English, from Latin aquila, eagle, the constellation Aquila.]
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(ˈækwɪlə; əˈkwɪlə)
n, Latin genitive Aquilae (ˈækwɪˌliː)
(Astronomy) a constellation lying in the Milky Way close to Cygnus and situated on the celestial equator. The brightest star is Altair
[from Latin: eagle]


(ˈækwɪlə; Italian ˈaːkwila) or


(Placename) a city in central Italy, capital of Abruzzi region; an earthquake in 2009 killed over 300 people and made over 60,000 homeless. Pop: 72 988 (2008). Official name: Aquila degli Abruzzi
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(əˈkwɪl ə, ˈæk wə lə)

n. gen. A•quil•ae (əˈkwɪl i, ˈæk wəˌli)
the Eagle, a northern constellation south of Cygnus containing Altair.


(ˈæk wə lə, ˈɑ kwə-)

a city in central Italy. 300,950.Also called L'Aquila, A′quila de`gli A•bruz′zi (ˌdɛl yi ɑˈbrut si)
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A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aquarius and Hercules.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Aquila - a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the star Altair
Altair - double star 15.7 light years from Earth; the brightest star in the Aquila constellation
2.Aquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central ItalyAquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
Abruzzi, Abruzzi e Molise - a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
3.Aquila - a genus of AccipitridaeAquila - a genus of Accipitridae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Accipitridae, family Accipitridae - hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
Aquila chrysaetos, golden eagle - large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck
Aquila rapax, tawny eagle - brownish eagle of Africa and parts of Asia
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AFFILIATIONS: Illingworth--Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; Cimini--CNR-IMAA, Potenza, and Center of Excellence in Telesensing of Environment and Model Prediction of Severe Events, University of LAquila, LAquila, Italy; Haefele and Hervo--MeteoSwiss, Payerne, Switzerland; Haeffelin and Kotthaus--L'Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France; Lohnert--Institute for Geophysics and Meteorology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany; Martinet--CNRM, Universite de Toulouse, Meteo-France, CNRS, Toulouse, France; Mattis--Observatorium Hohenpeissenberg, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Hohenpeissenberg, Germany; O'Connor--Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; Potthast--Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany
Fifty subjects were enrolled in the double-blind study (14 in Perugia, 12 in Roma, 7 in Pavia, 6 in Ancona, 6 in Bari, 1 in Firenze, 1 in Imperia, and 3 in LAquila).
(3) Vision Lab, DISCAB, University of L'Aquila, LAquila, Italy
Bessonov et al., "Gender differences in DSM-5 versus DSM-IV-TR PTSD prevalence and criteria comparison among 512 survivors to the LAquila earthquake," Journal of Affective Disorders, vol.
It was at the Group of Eight (G8) Summit in LAquila, Italy, on July 10, 2009, that the Presidents of the Minsk Group's Co-Chair countries made a joint statement on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, where they expressed their agreement for the necessity of the next step in the negotiation process and completion of the work that will enable the draft of a comprehensive peace treaty to be initiated.
Manfredi, "Observed and predicted earthquake damage scenarios: the case study of Pettino (LAquila) after the 6th April 2009 event," Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, vol.
Orlandi from the University of LAquila in Italy for providing an opportunity to use the FSV Tool Version 2.0.9L [42] developed in the frame of FSV project in order to validate the quality of computational results.
The study protocol was approved by the Ethical Committee of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of LAquila.
Ferraioli, "Case study of seismic performance assessment of irregular RC buildings: hospital structure of Avezzano (LAquila, Italy)," Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, vol.
(4) Gran Sasso National Laboratory, INFN, Assergi, LAquila, Italy