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 (môd′n-ə, mō′dĕ-nä)
A city of northern Italy west-northwest of Bologna. Long an important ecclesiastical center, it is also home to one of Europe's oldest universities (founded 1175).
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(Italian ˈmɔːdena)
1. (Placename) a city in N Italy, in Emilia-Romagna: ruled by the Este family (18th–19th century); university (1678). Pop: 175 502 (2001). Ancient name: Mutina
2. (Breeds) (sometimes not capital) a popular variety of domestic fancy pigeon originating in Modena
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(ˈmoʊd n ə)

a city in N Italy, NW of Bologna. 176,556.
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Beebe was not able to tell the ladies of his adventure at Modena, where the chambermaid burst in upon him in his bath, exclaiming cheerfully, "Fa niente, sono vecchia." He contented himself with saying: "I quite agree with you, Miss Alan.
Under the leadership of the famous Italian car brand Maserati and the Maserati West Europe offices, this race, as its name suggests, take place between Paris and Modena. Besides the personal challenge, each kilometer covered during this race (around 100km per day) will raise money for the association "Reves" to realize to dreams of ill children.
In 2015, Modena Indonesia continued to lead large cooking appliances with a 17% volume share.
Hafwen was a teenage volunteer usher in the marquee when the Chorus Rossini from Modena in Italy performed to win the Male Voice Choir competition in 1955.
Letizia Modena. Italo Calvino's Architecture of Lightness--The Utopian Imagination in an Age of Urban Crisis.
Emergency workers near the city of Modena were looking for a man who took to a dinghy on a canal amid heavy rain to help some stranded people and fell into the water.
The earthquake that hit northeastern Italy in May 2012 caused significant damage to the artistic patrimony of the Emilia-Romagna region, and in particular to the cities of Mantua, Ferrara and Modena. Almost 1,300 architectural complexes of historical importance were severely scarred.
Filmed in 1993 over two nights on tour in Modena, Italy, it features many hits from his first six studio albums and includes extras about the making of the film, interviews and behind the scenes footage.
Or the Modena is a similar table with a marble or granite top for pounds 300.
Or the Modena is a similar table that comes with a marble or granite top for pounds 300.