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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.
(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
an industrial city in central Lombardy, in N Italy. 1,478,505. Italian, Mi•la•no (miˈlɑ nɔ)