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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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Born in Siena, Italy in the year 1380, he joined the Franciscans of the Strict Observance in 1403 and was ordained priest in 1404.
From a September 2018 international sustainable development and planning conference in Siena, Italy, 83 edited papers discuss sustainability and the built environment, environmental policies and planning, environmental management, city planning, livability and healthy city design, regional planning, rural developments, community planning, energy resources and planning, sustainable development indicators, sustainable solutions in emerging countries, sustainable tourism, cultural heritage, protection in historical city centers, urban architecture, transportation, case studies, and urban agriculture.
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(1) Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neurosciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
(3) Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
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