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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Liguria
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Liguria
  • n. The Gallo-Italic language of this region


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  • It was used in ancient Greece and Rome and known as Ligurian celery.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The escalade was to be attempted by a band of ten; five of the trumpeters and buglemen were selected and four centurions, the Ligurian was to be their guide.

    A History of Rome During the Later Republic and Early Principate

  • Among themselves they speak a Ligurian patois, but with the stranger they will use an Italian easily much better than his, and also much better than their own French.

    Roman Holidays, and Others

  • '' 'Ligurian'''-more exactly' 'Romance Ligurian''-is a dialect of the [[Northern Italian language]] which is mainly spoken in [[Liguria]] (Italy), in several nearby zones and in the enclaves of [[Monaco]], [[Bonifacio]] (Corsica), [[Carloforte]] and [[Calasetta]] (Sardinia).

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Visitors flock to Chiavari, Italy, for its seafood restaurants, chic clothing shops and a bustling food market held in Piazza Fenice, in the lee of a great white marble fort that serves as the Ligurian coastal town's municipal building.

    Crafting the Resilient Chiavarina

  • Even if you're not among the official 3,500 guests who will partake of the sumptuous, four-course wedding dinner orchestrated by the Louis XV's three-Michelin star chef Alain Ducasse all the vegetables will be plucked fresh from the prince's private garden the night before, you can still sample Mr. Ducasse's trademark gastro-morphing of southern French and Ligurian peasant food.

    To Catch a View in Monaco

  • This lovely Pigato from the Liguria region of Italy Pigato is the Ligurian clone of Vermentino has a wonderfully savory quality—a nutty, almost bitter-almond-like note and lots of minerality in the bright, brisk finish.

    The Wine of Yachts and Beaches

  • The two divisions of the original Riviera, both of which border the Ligurian Sea, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, are the Italian Riviera and the French Riviera.

    Retirement on the Mexican Riviera

  • Kampachi & Matsutake Mushroom "Crudo" $23, raw fish morsels with Ruby Red grapefruit, all drizzled with Ligurian olive oil.

    Jay Weston: Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel Air Restaurant Is Extraordinary

  • White suggests foie gras torchons with spiced figs and sweet/spicy ormeasco mostarda; the Ligurian pasta called Trofie with shellfish ragout; pan-roasted cod with littleneck clams and watercress pesto; and a warm liquid-center chocolate coulant with stracciatelli gelato.

    Julie Mautner: Comfort and Joy


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