Milan


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Mi·lan

 (mĭ-lăn′, -län′)
A city of northern Italy northeast of Genoa. Probably of Celtic origin, it was taken by the Romans in 222 bc and has been an important commercial, financial, cultural, and industrial center since medieval times because of its strategic location.

Mil′a·nese′ (mĭl′ə-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.

Milan

(mɪˈlæn)
n
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in central Lombardy: Italy's second largest city and chief financial and industrial centre; a centre of the Renaissance under the Visconti and Sforza families. Pop: 1 256 211 (2001). Italian name: Milano Latin name: Mediolanum

Mi•lan

(mɪˈlæn, -ˈlɑn)

n.
an industrial city in central Lombardy, in N Italy. 1,478,505. Italian, Mi•la•no (miˈlɑ nɔ)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Milan - the capital of Lombardy in northern ItalyMilan - the capital of Lombardy in northern Italy; has been an international center of trade and industry since the Middle Ages
Lombardia, Lombardy - a region of north central Italy bordering Switzerland
Milanese - a native or inhabitant of Milan
Translations

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References in classic literature ?
Toward dusk we drew near Milan and caught glimpses of the city and the blue mountain peaks beyond.
Wherever you stand in Milan or within seven miles of Milan, it is visible and when it is visible, no other object can chain your whole attention.
Hearing from his foreign correspondents of two women who had made successful first appearances, one at Milan and one at Florence, he had arranged to visit those cities, and to judge of the merits of the dancers for himself, before he joined the bride and bridegroom.
It was despatched from Milan, instead of from Venice; and it brought this strange message:--'I have left the hotel.
"Wouldn't it be of use to you to have a letter to Ristitch--to Milan?"
And after talking a little more of King Milan's proclamation, and the immense effect it might have, they parted, going to their carriages on hearing the second bell.
Demetrius Chalcondyles, Milan (?) 1493 (?) ("editio princeps",
"You are all coming to supper with me at the 'Milan,'" he said; "I am going on now to see about it."
The new are either entirely new, as was Milan to Francesco Sforza, or they are, as it were, members annexed to the hereditary state of the prince who has acquired them, as was the kingdom of Naples to that of the King of Spain.
Milan was then presently Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and Verona was our little village; but they both served the soul of youth as well as the real places would have done, and were as really Italian as anything else in the situation was really this or that.
I shall have your luggage and your room searched at the Milan Hotel.
One day, when my father had gone by himself to Milan, my mother, accompanied by me, visited this abode.