River Arno


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Noun1.River Arno - a river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian SeaRiver Arno - a river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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He was also a military and civil engineer who plotted with Machiavelli to divert the river Arno, but it never happened.
It is true that Leonardo discovered no law of physics, no anatomical feature is named for him, and his only foray into large-scale engineering works (an attempt to divert the River Arno from Pisa to reduce that city's independence from Florence) ended in disaster.
Around the time he began Lisa's portrait, the Florentine government employed Leonardo to mastermind an ultimately unsuccessful project to divert the River Arno from the rival city of Pisa.
I crossed the River Arno to the south side of Firenze (as the locals call their city) and found myself in the workingclass "Oltrarno" neighbourhood...
At the Regatta of St Ranieri Pisa, join in this tradition that goes back about seven centuries in which narrow rowboats dash up 1,500m against the current on the River Arno. Cheer the four differently coloured boats that represent the city's districts.
Rommily Gill suffered multiple fractures when she fell near the River Arno in Pisa early on Sunday.
We jumped on to the hop- on hop- off bus to get around the bustling city and cross the River Arno to where residents have lived in sprawling homes for centuries.
An array of hotels includes the 3-star Hotel Alba (USD385), which boasts mini-bars, satellite TV, and CD players; the 3-star Hotel Meridiana (USD428) with a 3-course dinner at the Restaurant Riflessi; and the 5-star luxury Hotel degli Orafi (USD609) which offers the view of the River Arno and Ponte vecchio seen in the Merchant/Ivory film OA Room with a View.O Both land-only packages are valid from November 15 to 26 and have daily departures.
An array of hotels includes the 3-star Hotel Alba (US$385), which boasts mini-bars, satellite TV, and CD players; the 3-star Hotel Meridiana (US$428) with a 3-course dinner at the Restaurant Riflessi; and the 5-star luxury Hotel degli Orafi (US$609) which offers the view of the River Arno and Ponte vecchio seen in the Merchant/Ivory film OA Room with a View.O Both land-only packages are valid from November 15 to 26 and have daily departures.
It's an easy stroll from the Campo dei Miracoli south along the banks of the River Arno into the Borgo Stretto, the old town.