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

  • A city of northern Italy east of Milan. An independent city of Lombardy until 1426, it was then absorbed by the Republic of Venice.

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  • proper noun A city and associated province of Lombardy, Italy.

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  • noun an ancient Italian city in central Lombardy

Etymologies

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From Italian Brescia, Lombard Brèsa.

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