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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northern Italy near the Ligurian Sea east of Genoa. It is famous for the white marble quarried nearby that was favored by Michelangelo. Population: 65,000.

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  • (An example this week is theMichelangeloLa Dotto Mano sculpture bookbound in Carrara marble and velvet worth more than $100,000)

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  • The seventh version of Carrara, which is available in Express, Standard and Pro editions, aims to offer a fully featured 3D suite at an affordable price.

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  • "Carrara"; a town in Italy, whence comes the finest white marble.

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  • The finishes are done using a combination of excellent craftsmanship and exquisite materials such as Carrara marble, rare woods and silk wall drapes.

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  • The lobby's surfaces have been re-clad in gray marble from Carrara, Italy, French limestone and oak paneling.

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  • Kate Carrara of Philadelphia, the self-proclaimed "Cupcake Lady," sold her house and car and gave up a well-paying job to start Buttercream, a mobile cupcake shop.

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  • The sculpture, created by Italy's most famous living artist, Maurizio Cattelan, is beautifully crafted from pure Carrara marble, a medium also used by such legends as Michelangelo and Bernini.

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  • The island, half Carrara marble and half stainless steel, is nearly 10 feet long, enough for six work stations or about 20 people in the kitchen.

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  • Other plans include modernizing trademark systems both at EU and national levels—with proposals due to be presented in the course of this year—and creating a geographical indication rule, such as that used to protect champagne or certain types of cheese, for nonfood objects such as Carrara marble or Solingen knives.

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  • "All" presents the bulk of Mr. Cattelan's sculptural work since 1989, strung up on multiple tiers like some awesome, heavily insured mobile of taxidermied animals and Carrara marble.

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