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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).


(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


(ˈmoʊd n ə)

a city in N Italy, NW of Bologna. 176,556.
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It is also a just reward for the team's 2004 efforts, which included runner-up spot in the British GT Championship with their Ferrari 360 Modena driven by young Scots pairing Andrew Kirkcady from St Andrews and Aberdonian Nathan Kinch.
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Powered by a highly-tuned 4-litre BMW M62 engine, the sleek yellow and black liveried racer hopes to show it has a powerful sting in its tail to upset the Porsche 911 GT3s, Ferrari Modenas and French-entered Spynker which make up the rest of the GT class.