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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of central Italy on the Adriatic Sea. It is a leading port and an industrial and commercial center.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An altar-piece or group of pictures elaborately mounted in an architectural setting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A town and associated province in the Marche, Italy.
  • noun A breed of poultry.

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Examples

  • Note 168: Pius II died in Ancona, waiting in vain for the forces to support this crusade. back

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Deborah Ancona is the Seley Distinguished Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

    On Leadership: Tea party - No leader, no problem?

  • Thus I am sure that d’Ancona is right when he anticipates that even if Cameron comes to power we shall still be here, asking the questions:

    Competition Is Always Good, Even For Bloggers

  • Thus I am sure that d’Ancona is right when he anticipates that even if Cameron comes to power we shall still be here, asking the questions:

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  • Headed, "It's indifference that Cameron now has to combat," d’Ancona is right in one sense, that the electorate did show a massive indifference to the Boy King's supposed charms, a situation admirably summed up in yesterday's leader: "… people have turned against the established parties for a good reason," it opined.

    Indifference

  • Well, in a short news release, police officials in Ancona, which is about 300 kilometers to the west from the east side from here, from Rome said that they received an anonymous phone call at around 2: 30 p.m. local time here in Italy.

    CNN Transcript Jun 12, 2003

  • Ancona, which is now in the Brera, at Milan Squarcione had been commissioned by the Ovetari family to decorate the Church of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Ancona, which is the only one on the Adriatic Sea, and Leghorn and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • For an explanation as to why Gordon Brown has just described Ken Livingstone in such glowing terms whilst in 2000 he said that Ken Livingstone "Must not be London Mayor", take a read of Matthew d'Ancona's article in today's Sunday Telegraph.

    Gordon Brown and Ken Livingstone

  • For an explanation as to why Gordon Brown has just described Ken Livingstone in such glowing terms whilst in 2000 he said that Ken Livingstone "Must not be London Mayor", take a read of Matthew d'Ancona's article in today's Sunday Telegraph.

    Archive 2008-03-01

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