from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern Italy southwest of Venice. In the early 13th century the Este family established a powerful principality here and made it a flourishing center of Renaissance learning and the arts. Population: 133,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sword bearing the mark of one of the Ferrara family of Italy, highly esteemed in England and Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries.
- proper n. Province of Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
- proper n. City, archbishopric and capital of Ferrara.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sword bearing the mark of one of the Ferrara family of Italy. These swords were highly esteemed in England and Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Andrea Ferrara.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city in northern Italy
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SCHOOLS OF FERRARA AND BOLOGNA: The painters of Ferrara, in the fifteenth century, seemed to have relied upon Padua for their teaching.
SCOUTING THE SPECIAL TEAMS: Nick Ferrara is back to handle the kicking duties, while Travis Balz has recovered from the broken finger that cut his 2009 season short to resume the punting role.
Ferrara is satisfied because a portfolio of stocks and bonds will grow in value at a substantially faster rate than the growth rate of the economy * for those savers who choose to have them compound* -- re SS, persons in the working & saving portion of their lives -- just as it has the last two centuries.
Ferrara is right that the * real* problem with SS is that it is a * very bad deal* for today's young workers compared to the alternatives readily available to them.
At a recent meeting of writers and journalists organized by the magazine Internazionale in Ferrara, in Emilia - one of Italy's and Europe's wealthiest provinces - arguably the most crucial debate was titled "Islam; a specter hovers around Europe".
Abel Ferrara is a mad man as well as Herzog, but really, Nic Cage?
As an over 60 year old feale cardiologist I think Geraldine Ferrara is nut's.
Geraldine Ferrara is accurate in her evaluation of Obama.
If perchance you've missed Bassani plenty of time to catch up and read his hauntingly great novel which captures that mood of the Jewish family in Ferrara in the early 1930's with what feels like astonishing accuracy.
"Ferrara is in a wonderfully loose and comedic mood after the complex spiritual dramatics of Mary, expanding his fascination with big American dreams and corrosive addictions while filling the screen with a wild panoply of characters," writes Robert Koehler for Variety.