American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of west-central Italy south of Florence. Founded by Etruscans, it became independent in the 12th century and gradually evolved into a wealthy city known especially for its leadership of the Sienese school of art (13th-14th centuries). Population: 53,800.
“Multiple writers later produced similar tales, including one set in Siena instead of Verona, but the tragic lovers became inextricably associated with Shakespeare in the early 1600s.”
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“However, on 6 September, he was admitted to the ancient hospital of Santa Maria della Scala in Siena, where he died during the night between the 18 and 19 September of a cerebral hemorrhage.”
“We honeymooned in Siena (you can see it 1/2 way between Volterra and Montepuciano on the map), and I envisioned it the whole time I was reading the last few chapters.”
“Novartis spokesman Eric Althoff said Agriflu is made in Siena, Italy with eggs, and it has been available in Europe under the brand name Aggripal.”
“I think Siena is wonderful, but we stay with friends when we are there.”
“If researchers in Siena, Italy, are right, measurement of Inhibin, a hormone molecule produced by the ovary, could be an effective ovarian cancer screening test.”
“There is a jazz school in Siena, and they are recruiting students at the Pallazzo.”
“Siena is a must ... we also went to Spoleto and stayed in a farm on top of a mountain.”
“Siena is a medieval city built on a mountaintop in the heart of Tuscany.”
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From the GNU Webster's 1913:
"n. A massive, compact limestone; a variety of calcite, capable of being polished and used for architectural and ornamental purposes. The color varies from white ...
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