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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northern Italy south-southwest of Verona. Originally an Etruscan settlement, it is noted as the birthplace of the Roman poet Virgil (70 BC).

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  • proper noun Province of Lombardy, Italy.
  • proper noun City and capital of Mantua.

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From Latin Mantua.

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