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 (sē-ĕn′ə, syĕ′nä)
A city of west-central Italy south of Florence. It was an independent city-state after the 12th century and quickly became an artistic and cultural center and the site of an important university (founded c. 1240).

Si′e·nese′ (-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.
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(sɪˈɛnə; Italian ˈsjɛːna)
(Placename) a walled city in central Italy, in Tuscany: founded by the Etruscans; important artistic centre (13th–14th centuries); university (13th century). Pop: 52 625 (2001)
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(siˈɛn ə)

a city in Tuscany, in central Italy. 64,745.
Si`en•ese′ (-əˈniz, -ˈnis) adj., n., pl. -ese.
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After this, Lucca and Siena yielded at once, partly through hatred and partly through fear of the Florentines; and the Florentines would have had no remedy had he continued to prosper, as he was prospering the year that Alexander died, for he had acquired so much power and reputation that he would have stood by himself, and no longer have depended on the luck and the forces of others, but solely on his own power and ability.
Siena Sisters, now numbering some 220, run the Santa Catalina College in Manila and Siena Colleges in Quezon City, Rizal, Bulacan, Laguna, and Bataan, and Holy Trinity University in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
Catherine of Siena Church Youth Ministry, all recipients have been involved in a number of projects, including annual mission trips of service and participation at "Camp WOW," which challenges youth to allow Jesus' light to shine in and through them.
In A Sociable Moment, however, Colleen Reardon turns to the Tuscan city of Siena about eighty kilometers south of Florence.
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In second place was his distant cousin Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president, who did particularly well in categories like court appointments, imagination and willingness to take risks, ( according to Siena College data.
Located in Chapel Hill, N.C., The Siena Hotel selected Clairemont to devise a long-term public relations strategy and spearhead communications during a $700,000 renovation to Il Palio, the boutique hotel's premiere Italian restaurant.
Siena's relationship with her mother, a mirror of the Estella/Miss Havisham relationship from Dickens's Great Expectations, is atmospheric, but muddled.
Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena has reported a second quarter loss of EUR179m, three times the loss predicted by analysts, UK broadcasting corporation the BBC revealed on Thursday.
Aisku, kad saules siena veikia atitvaros silumos rezima ir ziema, nes saules sienoje yra siltas oras, sis poveikis turetu buti teigiamas.