from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Rijeka.


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  • The century-old political slogan of Hungary, "To the sea, Magyars!" has borne fruit in the Adriatic harbor of Fiume, which is to-day the pride of the nation and in no small degree a basis for its hope of autonomy.

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  • Most important of all, the pope ordered one of Gian Lorenzo Bernini's masterworks, La Fontana del Quattro Fiume, or the Fountain of Four Rivers, for the centerpiece of the space.

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  • Finally, the HUPE conference (the Croatian teachers association conference) has been held in Opatija the last two years, just down the road from where Csíkszentmihályi was born in Fiume, now Rijeka.

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  • We settled on small tastes of four wines: 2005 Poggio di Sotto Rosso di Montalcino; 2007 Carema Produttori di Carema; Fiume di Lava, a Sicilian Petit Verdot; and the 2003 Brunello di Montalcino from Il Palazzone.

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  • Yes, if I remember Wilson took the Yugoslav side on the Fiume question (Italy basically felt it should get the entire Dalmatian coast from what had been Austria Hungary as a reward for being on the Allied side).

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  • Scherlievo near Fiume, where legend says it was implanted by the

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  • Ponte Umberto I a bridge over Fiume Po Po River which leads up to Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, the streetour hotel is on and is one of the major thoroughfares in the city.

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  • Fundó dos compañías comerciales privilegiadas como la Compañía de Oriente en Fiume y Trieste y la Compañía de Ostende en los Países Bajos.

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  • They owned a refinery at Fiume, on the Adriatic, and were interested in acquiring lower-priced Russian crude for it.

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  • He paid $5.925 million for the 9,700-square-foot house called "Villa Del Fiume."

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