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 (trä′zə-mā′nō, -zē-mĕ′-), Lake
A lake in central Italy west of Perugia. Hannibal defeated a Roman force here in 217 bc.
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(ˌtræz əˈmeɪ noʊ)

a lake in central Italy, in Umbria near Perugia: Romans defeated by Hannibal 217 B.C. ab. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km). Latin, Tras•i•me•nus (ˌtræs əˈmi nəs)
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Noun1.Trasimeno - a battle in central Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans under Flaminius in 217 BC
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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Bioaccumulation of heavy metals, organochlorine pesticides, and detoxication biochemical indexes in tissues of Ictalurus melas of Lake Trasimeno. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, vol.
Comparison of organochlorine pesticides, PCBs, and heavy metal contamination and of detoxifying response in tissues of Ameiurus melas from corbara, alviano, and trasimeno lakes, Italy.
Italy's civil protection authority said more than 4,500 people had been moved to hotels on the Adriatic Coast and around Lake Trasimeno, close to the university city of Perugia.
AFTERNOON I'd ride around Lake Trasimeno to explore medieval villages.
En cuerpos de agua de otras regiones del mundo tal como el lago Trasimeno (Umbria, Italia) M.
While Lago Trasimeno (Cortona) and the Bisenzio River (Prato) are portrayed as aged muscular bearded nudes, the Chiana River (Arezzo) is shown as a clothed youth, and the Ombrone and Bisenzio Rivers (Pistoia) are referenced by a single figure of an old woman whose hair and fingers sprout forth branches, suggesting a forestral or mountain spring reference (Fig.
We are both in this beautiful part of Italy for pianist Angela Hewitt's Trasimeno Music Festival, and Simon, hand-rolling cigarette after cigarette as we linger over cups of rich, dark Bialetti coffee, is regaling me with stories of his life in the classical music recording business and ever so subtly educating me in how to succeed in it.