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A river, about 105 km (65 mi) long, of northwest Italy flowing northward to the Po River. Hannibal defeated the Romans on the banks of the river in 218 bc.


(ˈtrɛb i ə)

a river in N Italy, flowing N into the Po at Piacenza: Romans defeated by Hannibal near here 218 B.C. 70 mi. (113 km) long.
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8 mm within 3 hours) in Salsominore caused floods in the basin of the Aveto, Trebbia, and Nure Rivers.
Io ho visto i mucchi di paglia dopo la trebbia, ho visto le ceneri dei fuochi votivi, ho visto le girandole nude dopo l'efflorescenza di pochi minuti, ho visto nei sentieri le ossa robuste e le mascelle delle carogne, ho visto l'albero lacerato dalla tempesta, le viti spampanate, le rose affrante, ho visto la brulla montagna e il carro delle immondizie l'ho visto ogni mattina girare per le vie al suono d'una sorda campana.
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A reasoned opinion has also been sent concerning a water abstraction project on the river Trebbia in the Emilia-Romagna region which is damaging a valuable wildlife habitat, designated as a Site of Community Importance under the EU Habitats Directive.
The critics who accused Vacanze in Val Trebbia of inconsistencies and of hovering between genres unwittingly spotted the turning point between a generally socio-political mode, and the psychoanalytical and oneiric one, which, having first appeared only in 1979, will thenceforward dominate.
Dombrowski (who owed his life at the battle of the Trebbia to a volume of Schiller's History of the Thirty Years' War which he carried in his breast) occupied himself in his retirement with writing the History of the Polish Legions.
and enabled the Roman general Scipio to intercept his communications and confront him at the Trebbia River.
Parma-Piacenza) Hannibal is victorious at Trebbia (218 B.
He then defeated a Roman army at Trebbia, a still larger Roman army at Lake Trasimene, and a larger Roman army still at Cannae in 215 B.
Principal battles: siege of Saguntum (Sagunto) (219); the Ticinus (Ticino), the Trebbia (218); Lake Trasimene (Trasimeno) (217); Cannae (216); Zama (near Tunis) (202).
Contract notice: Concession of the service of coercive collection of taxes and other property revenues for the municipalities of gossolengo, gragnano trebbiense, bridge oil, rivergaro, travo and sun property revenues union of municipalities low trebbia and val luretta (pc ).
Principal battles: Jemappes (1792); Tourcoing, Hondschoote (1793); Modena, the Trebbia (1799); the Piave, Wagram (1809); Riga (1812); Lutzen, Bautzen, the Katzbach (Kocaba), Leipzig, Hanau (1813).