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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.
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(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
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(vəˈroʊ nə)

a city in N Italy, on the Adige River. 258,946.
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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.
Milan was then presently Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and Verona was our little village; but they both served the soul of youth as well as the real places would have done, and were as really Italian as anything else in the situation was really this or that.
I looked at the windows of the palace to see if by chance the example of Verona (Verona being not far off) had been followed; but everything was dim, as usual, and everything was still.
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Release date- 30072019 - LONDON - Verona Pharma plc (AIM: VRP) (Nasdaq: VRNA) ('Verona Pharma'), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on respiratory diseases, today announces that it will report its audited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.
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Palm Beach, FL, February 12, 2019 --( Histria Books is pleased to announce the signing of controversial world champion Dutch gymnast Verona van de Leur to an exclusive book contract.
FORMER Celtic star Liam Henderson is on the verge of joining Serie B club Hellas Verona.
Farah became pregnant a few months ago when she had been studying in Verona. Her family took her to Pakistan in February.
The 19-year-old, named Farah, had been studying in Verona when she became pregnant a few months ago.
19-year-old Farah had been studying in the city of Verona and became pregnant a few months ago, BBC reported.
Felix Verona, 35, was pulled over for not wearing a helmet while driving his motorcycle along NAIA Road at around 9 p.m., according to the Southern Police District (SPD).