from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern Italy south-southwest of Verona. Originally an Etruscan settlement, it was ceded to Austria in 1714 and was finally returned to Italy in 1866. Population: 47,800.
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- proper n. Province of Lombardy, Italy.
- proper n. City and capital of Mantua.
SILVERMAN: In 2004, leaders of a neighborhood called Mantua submitted an ambitious request.
They were displayed this past weekend at the entrance of Mantua's Archaeological Museum, thanks to the effort of the association Lovers in Mantua, which is seeking a permanent home for the ancient couple.
It is still called Mantua, and is the capital of a duchy of the same name.
Pinnock's improved edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome $b to which is prefixed an introduction to the study of Roman history, and a great variety of valuable information added throughout the work, on the manners, institutions, and antiquities of the Romans; with numerous biographical and historical notes; and questions for examination at the end of each section. $c By Wm. C. Taylor.
I, for my part, would like to have the ducal cities of North Italy, such as Mantua, Modena,
The plot of the play would be utterly unchanged if the Friar had sent a text message and Romeo's phone didn't get service in Mantua.
Mongar was referred to Gosnell's clinic in the city's impoverished Mantua section by a clinic in Virginia that did not do second-trimester abortions.
Now 33, Mr. Calleja made his debuts at Covent Garden (2002-03) and the Metropolitan Opera (2006) with a classic Italian role, The Duke of Mantua in "Rigoletto."
Tiziano Vecellio's Portrait of Isabella d'Este, Marchioness of Mantua 1534 - 1536 is a technical tour de force that exhibits what this great master, who was known as Titian, can do to paint objects that have totally unrelated surfaces and qualities.
Train tracks created a natural barrier at Mantua Avenue, forcing her into the open street, the high guard wall and power lines impassable.
Definitely not a woman getting her ass kicked down in Mantua.
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