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

  • A historical region and former duchy of Italy in present-day northeast Italy and Slovenia. Occupied by the Romans in the second century B.C., it became a Lombard duchy in the sixth century A.D. and was conquered by various peoples and states before being ceded to Italy in 1866 (the western part) and 1919 (the eastern part). Eastern Friuli was awarded to Yugoslavia by treaty in 1947.

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  • proper n. A region of north-east Italy, part of Friuli-Venezia Giulia

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  • n. a Rhaeto-Romance dialect spoken in northeastern Italy


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  • Tracy's evocation of Friuli is a unique one on and Island where everybody talks Bordeaux.


  • The soil and the landscape of the Isonzo region in Friuli especially bears these resemblances.


  • The soil and the landscape of the Isonzo region in Friuli especially bears these resemblances, Tracy said.

    Over the Barrel

  • [9] There were two Roman colonies of this name; one in Umbria, supposed to be the place now called Friuli; the other in Narbonnensian Gaul, the modern name of which is Frejus.

    The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus

  • We do not claim this territory called Friuli, which belongs ethnologically to the Italians.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • Kuid just ka selle rünnaku pärast vaatasid inimesed umbusklikult, kui 21. aprilli hommikul 1945 sakslastest mahajäetud linna sisenes Arturo Scattini poolt juhitud Gruppo di Combattimento "Friuli"'87° Reggimento Fanteria - inglise varustuses.

    tatsutahime Diary Entry

  • I think that those in attendance found this a very refreshing stop -- both because the focus is on white wines and because Chris talked more about similarities to Friuli, Austria and the Loire Valley than Bordeaux, which we heard several times during the weekend.

    The New York Cork Report:

  • Tocai Friulano is a grape native to the Friuli region in north eastern

    Hudson Valley Wine

  • And, their theme is one that I'm excited to buy for, white wines from the Friuli region of Italy.

    Wine Blogging Wednesday

  • Inspired by the “Vino da Meditazione” wines produced in the Friuli region of Northeast Italy, the fruit that went into this wine was hand-harvested, de-stemmed and fermented on their skins in an open top fermenter.

    Channing Daughters Winery 2006 Envelope


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