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

  • A city of northern Italy southwest of Venice. In the early 13th century the Este family established a powerful principality here and made it a flourishing center of Renaissance learning and the arts. Population: 133,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sword bearing the mark of one of the Ferrara family of Italy, highly esteemed in England and Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries.
  • proper n. Province of Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
  • proper n. City, archbishopric and capital of Ferrara.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sword bearing the mark of one of the Ferrara family of Italy. These swords were highly esteemed in England and Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Andrea Ferrara.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in northern Italy

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