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

  • A city of north-central Italy at the foot of the Apennines north-northeast of Florence. It was originally an Etruscan town and became a Roman colony in the second century BC. Its famed university was founded as a law school in 1088.

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  • proper noun A province of Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
  • proper noun A city, the capital of Bologna also of Emilia-Romagna.

Etymologies

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From Italian, from Latin Bononia.

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