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

  • A city of northwest Italy south of Milan. Originally a Roman stronghold known as Ticinum, it served as capital of the Lombard kings before 1359 and later became a leading Italian city-state. Population: 70,700.

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  • proper n. A province of Lombardy, Italy.
  • proper n. The capital of the province of Pavia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A section or subgenus of Æsculus, the buckeye and horse-chestnut genus, still used by horticulturists as a generic name.

Etymologies

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From Italian Pavia.

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