Lombardy(redirected from Langobardia major)
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A region of northern Italy bordering on Switzerland. First inhabited by a Gallic people, it became the center of the kingdom of the Lombards in the sixth century ad and part of Charlemagne's empire in 774. The Lombard League of cities defeated Emperor Frederick I in 1176.
(Placename) a region of N central Italy, bordering on the Alps: dominated by prosperous lordships and city-states during the Middle Ages; later ruled by Spain and then by Austria before becoming part of Italy in 1859; intensively cultivated and in parts highly industrialized. Pop: 9 108 645 (2003 est). Area: 23 804 sq km (9284 sq miles). Italian name: Lombardia
Lom•bard•y(ˈlɒm bər di, ˈlʌm-)
a region and former kingdom in N Italy. 8,901,000; 9190 sq. mi. (23,800 sq. km).
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|Noun||1.||Lombardy - a region of north central Italy bordering Switzerland|
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
Cremona - a city in Lombardy on the Po River; noted for the manufacture of fine violins from the 16th to the 18th centuries