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Pe·ru·gia(pə-ro͞o′jə, -jē-ə, pĕ-ro͞o′jä)
A city of central Italy on a hill overlooking the Tiber River north of Rome. An important Etruscan settlement, it fell to the Romans c. 310 bc and became a Lombard duchy in ad 592 and a free city in the 12th century. Perugia was later the artistic center of Umbria and is today a commercial, industrial, and tourist center.
Pe·ru′gian adj. & n.
Perugia(pəˈruːdʒə; Italian peˈruːdʒa)
1. (Placename) a city in central Italy, in Umbria: centre of the Umbrian school of painting (15th century); university (1308); Etruscan and Roman remains. Pop: 149 125 (2001). Ancient name: Perusia
2. (Placename) Lake Perugia another name for (Lake) Trasimene
Pe•ru•gia(pəˈru dʒə, -dʒi ə)
a city in Umbria, in central Italy. 147,602.