from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of north-central Italy southeast of Milan. Founded by Romans in 183 B.C., it became a free city in the 12th century and was the center of the duchy of Parma and Piacenza after 1545. It became part of the kingdom of Sardinia in 1860 and of Italy in 1861. Population: 177,000.
- A city of northeast Ohio, a chiefly residential suburb of Cleveland. Population: 80,000.
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- proper n. Province of Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
- proper n. A city, the capital of Parma.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the low east and west ranges which project from the western side of the north and south Urals, and die out in the plains. They are due to gently folded strata.
- n. In general, following the above usage, any low anticlinal fold, forming a ridge. Such ridges often, in the past, constituted barriers to the migrations of faunas.
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