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  • adj. Pertaining to Perugia.
  • proper n. Somebody from Perugia.


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  • Isolated and clinging to a slope that falls away from the road circling the hill town, the cottage commands spectacular views over the Perugian hills, but is easy to miss from the road above.

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  • The palace guards had already killed the Perugian mercenaries and were hacking off their heads to place on spikes as a warning to all who would threaten the peace in this civilized republic.

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  • Filing a suit first is a way for the Perugian police to deny that the abuse took place and to reassure Italians that Knox's statements were not forced.

    Guilty Until Proven Guilty

  • Amanda Knox did not take an oath of truth on Friday morning before she sat before a Perugian jury deciding whether she murdered her former roommate Meredith Kercher.

    Moment Of Truth

  • Shortly after her arrest, Knox admitted to being at the Perugian villa when Kercher was murdered.

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  • It was the Piccolomini family, too, who employed the prolific Perugian-born artist Pinturicchio to paint the glorious decorative cycle that decorates their library in Siena Cathedral.

    Renaissance Siena

  • They're staying in the city at the invitation of the city council, paid for by Perugian taxpayer dollars.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2007

  • Of course, Knox, the American student and the victim's roommate, her Italian boyfriend Sollecito, and the Perugian bar owner, Lumumba, from the Congo, all remain in jail, as chief suspects, but they have yet to be formally changed.

    CNN Transcript Nov 18, 2007

  • As they walked, Lorenzo made David recite the names of half a dozen prominent Perugian merchants who were supporters of King Manfred.

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  • Perugian who built so much in Genoa, as we shall see later.

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