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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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In the second half of the fifteenth century, the Gonzaga, the ruling family of the small city-state of Mantua, made the decision to hitch their fortunes to those of the neighboring Milanese duchy, serving the ruling Sforza as mercenary military captains and as allies in the fractured political landscape of Italy.