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  • A city of northern Italy northeast of Genoa. Probably of Celtic origin, it was taken by the Romans in 222 BC and has been an important commercial, financial, cultural, and industrial center since medieval times because of its strategic location.

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  • proper noun A male given name of Slavic origin.
  • proper noun Province of Lombardy, Italy.
  • proper noun City and capital of the province of Milan.

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  • noun the capital of Lombardy in northern Italy; has been an international center of trade and industry since the Middle Ages

Etymologies

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From Slavic.

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From Italian Milano, from Latin Mediolanum.

Examples

  • MILAN, speculation about Greek-style sovereign-debt and banking-sector troubles migrated to Italy, with a wave of heavy selling hitting shares traded in Milan.

    Greek-Debt Tumult Shocks Global Stocks

  • Email a copy of 'MILAN 2008: Green Design Highlights from Milan' to a friend

    Inhabitat » MILAN 2008: Green Design Highlights from Milan » E-Mail

  • Husband's Alleged Torture Associated Press MILAN, Italy -- The wife of an Egyptian cleric taken from a Milan street, allegedly as part of the CIA's extraordinary rendition program, wept Wednesday as she described her husband's alleged torture in an Egyptian jail.

    Egyptian Cleric's Wife Describes

  • MILAN - An appeal court rejected a new request by Milan magistrates for the arrest of an executive of one of Prime Minister Silvio

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • MILAN - An appeal court rejected a new request by Milan magistrates for the arrest of an executive of one of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's companies on suspicion of false accounting, court sources said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • MILAN (Reuters) - Dozens of immigrants from North Africa rioted during the night in a multi-ethnic neighborhood in Milan, smashing shop windows, overturning cars to protest at the knifing death of an Egyptian, Italian police said on Sunday.

    Reuters: Top News

  • MILAN (Reuters) - Dozens of immigrants from North Africa rioted during the night in a multi-ethnic neighbourhood in Milan, smashing shop windows, overturning cars to protest at the knifing death of an Egyptian, Italian police said on Sunday.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • MILAN (AP) - Actor George Clooney has testified at a fraud trial in Milan and even the judge said it seemed like a Hollywood set.

    BLACK ENTERPRISE

  • MILAN (Reuters) - Dozens of immigrants from North Africa rioted during the night in a multi-ethnic neighbourhood in Milan, smashing shop windows, overturning cars to protest at the knifing death of an Egyptian, Italian police said on Sunday.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • MILAN (Reuters) - Dozens of immigrants from North Africa rioted during the night in a multi-ethnic neighborhood in Milan, smashing shop windows, overturning cars to protest at the knifing death of an Egyptian, Italian police said on Sunday.

    Reuters: Top News

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