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.
From Latin Mantua. (Wiktionary)