Definitions

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

  • A city of northern Italy west-northwest of Bologna. An ancient Etruscan settlement and later (after 183 B.C.) a Roman colony, Modena became a free commune in the 12th century A.D. and was absorbed into Italy in 1860. Population: 180,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Province of Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
  • proper n. City and capital of the province of Modena.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A certain crimsonlike color.

Etymologies

From Italian Modena. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Enzo was discharged from the Italian army but upon returning to his home in Modena, he discovered that his family's metal engineering firm had collapsed.

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  • In case you're curious, there is another official body regulating tradizionale in Modena, the Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena.

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  • In 1781 in Modena, Italy, there appeared under the title of

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  • a trip to Italy in Modena, I ate tortelloni with a reduced balsamic vinegar sauce and drank with it a Lambrusco.

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  • But for that to happen, developers are going to have to take market share away from established rail centers such as Verona and Modena, which is no easy feat.

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  • Pavarotti, 71 years old, resting at his home, we're told, at his home in Modena, which is in Rome, near Rome.

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  • His interest was in the car, one of the first made by the famous Herr Jornek, and called the Modena after the factory in that town.

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  • He also cites, from the history of a certain Bishop of Necomus, that a woman named Antonia, in the Territory of Mutina, Italy, now called Modena, had brought forth 40 sons before she was forty years of age, and that she had had 3 and 4 at a birth.

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  • He also cites, from the history of a certain Bishop of Necomus, that a woman named Antonia, in the Territory of Mutina, Italy, now called Modena, had brought forth

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  • The Modena is a simple, yet sophisticated toddler bed.

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