American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- See Dubrovnik.
- n. A province of Sicily, Italy.
- n. The capital of the Italian province of Ragusa.
- n. dated Dubrovnik, a city in Croatia.
- n. historical The Republic of Ragusa, a maritime republic centered in Dubrovnik.
- n. a port city in southwestern Croatia on the Adriatic; a popular tourist center
“This young man, whose surname, Racazy, had a catch in it which caught every Forsyte, but whose Christian name was Guido, had come, if Francie was to be believed, from a place called Ragusa to conquer London with his violin.”
“Adriatic: the Montenegrins and a small city called Ragusa, just above Montenegro in Dalmatia.”
“Although no longer called Ragusa, or an independent maritime Republic that rivalled Venice, the sense of being in a unique place is really there.”
“It is set in Dubrovnik, sometimes called Ragusa, in the 1930s.”
“Over time, "Ragusa" was modified into "ragusea," a noun for the laden merchant ships that sailed from that port in medieval days.”
“Marguerite Ragusa said her stepson, Martin Ragusa , had deeded his share of a 114-family Queens apartment building to Mr. Parvaiz.”
“Ms. Ragusa said that her stepson told her that he paid for Mr. Parvaiz's education.”
“Ms. Ragusa told The Wall Street Journal that on Aug. 15, when she signed an agreement to sell the property for $9.9 million, she learned for the first time that Mr. Parvaiz, not her stepson, was listed as the co-owner of the building.”
“A planned sale of the property would net Mr. Parvaiz $2 million, Ms. Ragusa said.”
“Neither Mr. Ragusa nor his attorney, James Galvin, returned calls for comment.”
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