from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern Italy east of Milan. It was a Gallic town, a Roman stronghold, and a free city from 936 to 1426. Population: 190,000.
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- proper n. A city and associated province of Lombardy, Italy.
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- n. an ancient Italian city in central Lombardy
That’s me with skeet shooter Chiara Cainero at dinner in Brescia, Italy.
A whole community of skilled craftsmen lives in Brescia.
- after all, Brescia, which is a half an hour's drive from me, is the land of shopping centres and sparkling wines.
(Paris has been seen carrying a Fushia "Brescia" Gustto handbag) and Cameron Diaz
She also appears on a carved ivory reliquary of Brescia, which is most likely not later in date than 800 (D.C. A. art.
The project, a joint venture between Peru's Libertador hotel group and America's Starwood (it's branded as a Luxury Collection property), is a homecoming for Arquitectonica cofounder Bernardo Fort-Brescia, a member of the family that owns Libertador.
"It really raises the ante on lawyers in a way that I've never seen before," Brescia said.
Ray Brescia, an Albany Law School professor who has tracked the mortgage crisis, said New York's new rule requiring lawyers to verify the accuracy of the foreclosure documents they file with the courts could be a model for other states.
Some 20% of residents of Brescia, often described as a bastion of industrialists and bankers, have income below the local poverty level, and the figure is 17.5% in Milan, he found.
Cities such as Milan, Brescia and Como all have among the highest poverty levels, said Michele Bacco , one of the report's authors.
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