American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northwest Italy west of Florence. On the site of an ancient Ligurian settlement and a Roman colony, it became a free commune in the 12th century and was later an independent republic. Population: 82,200.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cotton fabric printed in imitation of an East Indian shawl.
“It had to have been Trattoria Gigi in Lucca, Italy.”
“I soon decide to skip Rome altogether - they get too many requests, I figure, and I cant deal with the competition -- and soon am corresponding with a Stefano in Lucca, a Sergio in Milan, and am putting out feelers in half a dozen other towns and villages across Italy and into France.”
“I arrive in Lucca by bus in the early evening and sit to wait for Stefano, my first couch surf host, on the bench outside the closed visitors office.”
“Jimmy Counter found her in Lucca and kidnapped her all over again.”
“The walled town of Lucca is a moderate sized city-within-a-city located not too far from Pisa.”
“Phone calls to Rumsas 'house in Lucca were not answered Tuesday, and his Milan lawyer, Federico Cecconi, declined to make a statement.”
“Tertullian [On Baptism, 17], and Jerome [On Illustrious Men, in Lucca 7], record of John, that when a writing, professing to be a canonical history of the acts of Paul, had been composed by a presbyter of Ephesus, John convicted the author and condemned the work.”
“Dominic and his brothers, who jointly own a bakery near Bella’s apartment, have become Bella’s surrogate children due to the fact that Lucca is off in Mexico helping poor people.”
“Some of the victims, including a child, were killed in their homes, said Raffaele Gargiulo, a police spokesman for the nearby city of Lucca, which is in charge of the smaller town of Viareggio.”
“On their way back from Rome they contracted the plague and died of it in Lucca.”
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