Definitions

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  • A city of southern Italy northeast of Naples. It is a transportation and industrial center and a major wheat market. Population: 154,000.

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  • proper n. Province of Apulia, Italy.
  • proper n. City and capital of Foggia.

Etymologies

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From Italian Foggia.

Examples

  • The parts are built by Alenia Aeronautica in Foggia, Italy, and have been a source of consternation for Boeing much of this year.

    Boeing Pauses Delivery of 787 Jet Sections

  • Yes, I was born in Foggia which is a major city in the region of Puglia.

    Angela Rufino Q&A

  • These medical officers were in touch with Foggia airport in Italy and the air force there promised to attempt to pick us up as soon as the strip was ready.

    Walter (Bill) Gossner

  • Issues with Alenia's horizontal stabilizers first surfaced in late June, when Boeing acknowledged that parts it received from the Foggia factory were built improperly.

    Boeing Pauses Delivery of 787 Jet Sections

  • Alfredo Fabbrocini, a Foggia police official in charge of the probe of the Cerignola angle of the mystery, said that the father sailed alone back to the port city of Toulon in mainland France on February 1.

    Swiss police say missing twins father researched guns

  • A few years on, he had Italian friends sending over tapes of Arrgio Sacchi's Milan and he once spent an entire family holiday looking at the training regime of legendary Czech coach Zdenek Zeman, then manager at Foggia.

    Schalke's 'champions of pain' seek relief against Manchester United

  • My father was a pilot stationed at a B-17 Bomber base in Foggia and was frequently escorted by the redtails, he lived in tents, in no way did did the layout of bases resemble what is portrayed in the movie.

    Exclusive: George Lucas Directing Drastic Red Tails Reshoots « FirstShowing.net

  • So, in order to avoid the peasants (that is, you & me) rioting over the availability of bread in the streets of Kettering, Baden-Baden, Colombey-les-deux-églises, Pamplona, Foggia, Wroclaw and so on, a stop will have to be put to the scrapping of farm subsidies and resistance given to further attempts by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to get us to give them up.

    The French Protection

  • He was part of the 463rd bombardment group of the 5th Wing of the 15th Air Force, active 1943 through 1945, based in Foggia, Italy, part of the 773rd squadron.

    CNN Transcript May 24, 2009

  • On Aug. 20, more than 120 Flying Fortress bombers from the American air base in Foggia, Italy, flew over Auschwitz en route to bomb the factories of Upper Silesia.

    The Last Days Of Auschwitz

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