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A city of northern Italy on the Adige River west of Venice. The original settlement on the site was conquered by Rome in 89 bc and later fell to Germanic invaders. Verona became an independent republic c. ad 1136 and formed the powerful Veronese League in 1164. It became part of Italy in 1866.

Ve′ro·nese′ (vĕr′ə-nēz′, -nēs′) adj. & n.


(vəˈrəʊnə; Italian veˈroːna)
(Placename) a city in N Italy, in Veneto on the Adige River: strategically situated at the junction of major routes between Italy and N Europe; became a Roman colony (89 bc); under Austrian rule (1797–1866); many Roman remains. Pop: 253 208 (2001)
Veronese adj, n


(vəˈroʊ nə)

a city in N Italy, on the Adige River. 258,946.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Verona - a city in Veneto on the River AdigeVerona - a city in Veneto on the River Adige
Venetia, Veneto, Venezia-Euganea - a region of northeastern Italy on the Adriatic
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There are about thirty cases on record, of which the most famous, that of the Countess Cornelia de Baudi Cesenate, was minutely investigated and described by Giuseppe Bianchini, a prebendary of Verona, otherwise distinguished in letters, who published an account of it at Verona in 1731, which he afterwards republished at Rome.
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Think gondola rides along the narrow canals of Venice, cafes and cobblestone roads in Tuscany, quaint villas along Lake Como, grand and stunning castles at the Piedmont, and the different iconic landmarks such as the Gothic-style Casa di Giulietta in Verona, and you have the perfect recipe for romantic, sweet escape.
Includes four nights at the four-star Hotel Bonvecchiati on the Rio Fuseri Canal in Venice, followed by three nights at the five-star Palazzo Victoria in Verona, both on a B&B basis.
An upgrade to a Deluxe Canal View room in Venice, one complimentary night's stay in Verona, internal rail transfer with complimentary first class rail ticket, private resort transfers, and return flights from London Gatwick with British Airways also included.
Things should get easier with the visit of Verona, who have conceded 19 goals in nine Serie A matches and look set for more disappointment.
Cassano, 35 years old, believes that his new season with Verona will not be affected with this controversy.
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In the frame of the theoretical formation offered by the PhD Program in Nanoscience and Advanced Technologies at the University of Verona and in collaboration with the Italian Mass Spectrometry Society, a Symposium on Forensic Mass Spectrometry (FMS Verona 2016) was held November 11, 2016, in Verona, Italy.